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Arlen Crouch

Arlen Crouch was born in Iowa and raised in Illinois. After serving four years in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, Crouch returned to Illinois and became a racing-boat enthusiast and outboard-engine designer and builder. He and his wife, Marjorie, moved to Bryan, Texas, in 1962, and started Bryan Marine, building engines and servicing and selling boats and boat motors. Crouch retired from the company in 2002, Bryan Marine is still owned and operated by two of his sons. Arlen and Marjorie are enjoying retirement at Bryan’s Arbor Oaks Retirement Community.

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