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Judith Arlene Webb Cruickshank

June 12, 1940 — November 20, 2023

Siler City


Judith Arlene Webb Cruickshank, of Siler City, North Carolina, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2023, at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.


The daughter of the late James Arthur Webb and Elsie E. Webb, Judith was born June 12th, 1940, in Niagara Falls, New York.  A graduate of LaSalle High School, she attended Buffalo State University and then worked at Mount St. Mary’s Hospital for more than 20 years. Judith met and married the love of her life, the late Duncan Sinclair Cruickshank III, and they were married for 48 years.


She is survived by her brother Timothy Webb of Flint, Michigan, sister Nancy Brenske of Winston Salem, North Carolina, and sister Rosemary Trapasso of Youngstown, New York. She leaves behind a legacy of four surviving children and their families: Duncan Sinclair Cruickshank IV of Siler City, North Carolina; Bruce Cruickshank and his wife Elizabeth of Chesapeake, Virginia, and their children Duncan, John, Rachel, and Elizabeth; Sharon Guariglia and her husband Richard of Silk Hope, North Carolina, and their children Michael and Nicholas; and Brenda Stecher and her husband Joseph of Siler City, North Carolina, and their children David and Emily.


A celebration of Judith’s life will be held on Friday, December 1st at 10:30am at St. Julia’s Church in Siler City, followed by a short reception in the church hall.


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Smith & Buckner Funeral Home will be assisting the Cruickshank family.


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