Dale R. Bancroft,
76, of Greenwood, IN, passed away on April 15, 2020.
Dale was born on
September 22, 1943, in Michigan City, to the late Albert and Althea
Dale enjoyed many
sports, such as football, softball, fishing, and high school track (high
hurdles!). He attended Indiana Central University where he played football.
When adulthood arrived, he enjoyed working with EMS and teaching the First
Responder class at the Law Enforcement Academy. He also trained numerous EMS
individuals across the state of Indiana. He worked on the ambulance at
Wishard, Myers Ambulance Service and Rural Metro Ambulance, from which he
He was also an
early member of the White River Township and the Greenwood Fire Departments.
He spent his spare
time as a youth football coach and a scout leader.
Dale is survived by
his loving wife, Judy Bancroft, children; Christina (Scott) Gibson, Devon
(Stephanie) Bancroft, Amanda (David) Ballenger, and Jody (Doug) Sayer, as
well as thirteen grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Dale is preceded in
death by his son, Kerry Bancroft.
In the lieu of
flowers donations should be made to The Greenwood Fire Foundation, 155 E.
Main St., Greenwood, IN 46143. The Greenwood Fire family was supportive to
Dale during his lifetime.
gathering will be held later this summer.