Jack Crevier

Jack Crevier

April 10, 1927 - February 16, 2019
Newport Beach CA

Jack Crevier

April 10, 1927 - February 16, 2019
Newport Beach CA


Jack Crevier, 91,  went peacefully to eternal life on February 16, 2019 in Newport Beach, CA.

Jack was born April 10, 1927 in Elk Point, South Dakota. His family moved to Glendale, CA in 1939. He attended Cathedral High School in Los Angeles and remained close to his high school friends all his life.

He enlisted in the US Navy on December 26, 1944 during his high school senior year. He boxed on the Navy team in the lightweight division – The Naval newspaper aptly called him “Jack Crevier- Small But Mighty”.

Jack earned his BS degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley in 1950. He married Jill Pizzuti during his junior year on February 5, 1949.

In 1958, he started his own business, a consulting electrical engineering firm” J.D. Crevier and Associates, Inc., in Burbank, CA.

Jack was President of the Association of Consulting Electrical Engineers in 1972 and President of the Consulting Electrical Engineer Association of California in 1990.

Volunteer work was important to him. This included activities at Our Lady Queen of Angels Parish in Newport Beach:  the Annual Blood Drive, Thanksgiving and Christmas Adopt A Family, and especially SPIN, Serving People in Need.

Jack is survived by his sweetheart of 70 years, Jill, and his 6 children –  Mary Sabatasso, Cathy Charboneau, Eileen Gross, Charleen Garcia, John Crevier, and Laurie Hughes. He was blessed with 17 loving grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Jack’s best times were swimming and body surfing and skiing with his grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, consider a donation in Jack’s memory to SPIN, Serving people in Need @ SPINOC.org, 151 Kalmus Drive #H2, Costa Mesa, CA  92626.


Funeral Mass

  • Date & Time: March 2, 2019 (11:30 AM)
  • Venue: Our Lady Queen Of Angels Catholic Church
  • Location: 2046 Mar Vista Dr Newport Beach, CA 92660 - (Get Directions)


  • Date & Time: March 2, 2019 (1:00 PM)
  • Venue: Crevier Classic Cars
  • Location: 365 Clinton Street Costa Mesa, CA 92626 - (Get Directions)

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8 responses to Jack Crevier

  1. Don Di Sanza says:

    We are saddened to hear this news.we remember Jack as lively ,entergetic and fun. Our sympathies to the f
    Jill and the family at this saddened time.May our Lord grant you all hope and comfort. The Don Di Sanza Family

  2. We are so sad to hear of Jack’s passing. He was a fun, kind and caring man! You knew how much he loved Jill and his family. We enjoyed getting to know him and Jill better every time we visited Newport Beach. We send our love and prayers to Jill and family. Much love, The Greg Mayhugh Family

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