James Alyouis McCruden
Date of Birth:  November 19, 1947
Date of Death:  October 5, 2019

  • Stallings Funeral Home, P.A.  
  • 3111 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122     View Map
  • Thursday, October 10, 2019   3:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Stallings Funeral Home, P.A.  
  • 3111 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122     View Map
  • Friday, October 11, 2019   8:30 a.m.
  • Crownsville Veterans Cemetery  
  • 1122 Sunrise Beach Road, Crownsville, MD 21032     View Map
  • Friday, October 11, 2019   Immediately following the funeral services
  • James Alyouis McCruden, 71, a 38 year resident of Pasadena, MD and formerly of the Severna Park/Arnold area, died on October 5, 2019 at the Baltimore Washington Medical Center.

    Mr. McCruden was born on November 19, 1947 in Manhattan, NY to the late John and Wanda McCruden. He attended the Severna Park High School as a member of the class of 1966 before serving in the United States Navy, on the USS Cromwell during the Vietnam War. He later began working at the Colonial Machine Shop in Severna Park until he retired in the mid-2000s after over 25 years of service.

    James' hobbies included collecting model trains, boating on the Bay, tinkering with computers, and doing yard work. He was also a member of his local Radio Emergency Associated Communications Team (REACT). More importantly, he enjoyed being "Poppy" to his many grandchildren.

    In addition to his parents, Mr. McCruden is preceded in death by his brother, John McCruden and sisters, Ann Napier and Alma Cooper. He is survived by his sons, James M. McCruden and partner, Dr. Lory Richter, of Baltimore, Jonathan B. McCruden and fiance, Lindsey Smith, of Pasadena, and Jordan A. McCruden of Pasadena; daughters, Hannah R. McCruden-Sawyer of Bel Air and Lindsay M. Guercio and husband, David Jr., of Pasadena; their mother, Kathy McCruden; brother, Stephen McCruden of Florida; sister, Sally Kirchoff of Delaware; and 9 grandchildren.

    Friends may visit on Thursday, October 10 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Stallings Funeral Home, 3111 Mountain Rd., Pasadena, MD 21122 where funeral services will take place on Friday, October 11 at 8:30 a.m. Interment at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.