WEST HOLLYWOOD : Thomas M. Crail, 41; Local Chamber Executive Director
Thomas M. Crail, executive director of the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, died Saturday of complications of AIDS. He was 41.
Before he took the job with the chamber, the Charleston, Ill., native was a nationally recognized dancer. During his 20-year career, Crail performed with and managed some of the nation’s top dance companies, including the San Francisco Ballet and the Joffrey II Dancers..
Crail became executive director of the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce in 1988..
A memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. Sunday at William S. Hart Park.
Crail is survived by his parents, J.P. and Merlene Crail, two sisters, Sabina McNutt and Tamara Crail, and brothers Bill and Jim Crail.
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