Wayne Edwards, founder of Mr. Crane, died after a long illness on Thursday, April 26, at the age of 72. Edwards established and built the company over a 25 year period from 1975 to 2000. A longtime stalwart in the business of crane rental, he was considered a pioneer in the tilt-up business.

Wayne is survived by his wife, Darlene Edwards and their four children,. ve grandchildren and two great grandchildren. The family has requested that those wishing to pay their respects make a donation to VNA Hospice, 42600 Cook Street, Suite 202, Palm Desert, CA 92211.

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