Amanda lived a life of great success and fun. From an early age, Amanda was outgoing and unbridled. She started her life early in the Air Force serving overseas in Germany. There she would fulfill an early goal of seeing the world. Following her first stint overseas, Amanda returned to America, residing in Spokane, Washington. In Washington she gave birth to two adoring sons, Luke, and Everett Youngblood before heading back overseas to Germany. After nearly twelve years overseas as a service member or military spouse she returned to the States.
Upon her return she made Ohio home. It would be there that she would give birth to her youngest son Nicholas and find her calling in aviation. Amanda knew no limits and believed fully there wasn’t a glass ceiling that could cap her. She started her passion for Aviation taking classes at a local community college, where should become rated to teach flying to other aspiring pilots. Always the advocate for women in aviation Amanda became a proud supporter of The Ninety-Nines, Inc. With the cause being near to her heart the family asks in lieu of flowers that a donation be made in her honor, so in death she can continue her advocacy of women in aviation. https://www.ninety-nines.org/donation.htm
In the last years of Amanda’s life, she had reached a pinnacle few can, having a thriving young family and living out her dreams. She advanced her skills in aviation allowing her to reach her dream of getting paid to do what she loved. Every conversation with Amanda in these years was filled with the vast accomplishment her sons were having growing up before her eyes and every advancement she was making creating a career for herself in aviation. It is without a doubt a life well lived.
Amanda is survived in death by sons Luke and Everett Youngblood and Nicolas Anderson. Her Husband Bryan Anderson. Her Parents Troy Crouch and Regina Reams. Her Brother Adam Crouch. As well as countless extended family and friends.
Family and friends are encouraged to attend her celebration of life on January 22, 2022, in Dayton Ohio at the place where Amanda learned to fly, Moraine Airpark. The Memorial will start at 12:00 PM