Almeta Crayton devoted herself to Columbia, particularly the First Ward

Monday, October 21, 2013 | 2:19 p.m. CDT; updated 6:45 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, October 23, 2013

COLUMBIA — Almeta Crayton, former City Council member and well-known civic servant, died Monday at the Boone Hospital Center. She was 53 years old.