Linda Faye McCrimmon Busch of Zurich, Switzerland died on December 14, 2018 in Zurich.  Linda was born on May 12, 1949 in Moore County, the daughter of W. E. “Bill” McCrimmon and Jessie Parrish McCrimmon. She graduated from Union Pines High School and Sandhills Community College.  After graduation, Linda moved to Washington, DC and was employed by the Federal Government.

While living in Washington, Linda met and married Dieter Busch from Germany.  They moved to Germany and lived there for several years before moving to Switzerland, where Linda resided until her death.  Linda and Dieter had 2 sons Dennis Busch and Phillip Busch. Her sons were her priority and the joy of her life.

Linda loved her family, friends in North Carolina and Switzerland, First Presbyterian Church and Carthage, where she visited often.  When visiting Carthage, Linda made every effort to visit family and friends. She really enjoyed reunions with her classmates.

While living in Switzerland, Linda worked in insurance, banking and for her church.  Her son Phillip and her friends in Switzerland were dedicated, attentive and helpful to Linda in her times of need. Phillip was with her as her health declined, providing help and comfort.

Linda was preceded in death by her son, Dennis, her parents and sister, Shirley J. McCrimmon.  She is survived by son: Phillip Busch and wife Jeanine, of Zurich, Switzerland, cousins in the United States and many friends.  Linda will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

A Celebration of Life  Service will be held 4:00 PM, Saturday, March 2, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church, Carthage, NC.  The family will receive friends following the service in the Family Life Center.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

A private family burial will be held later.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Busch family.

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  1. Phillip and Jeanine, you are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Linda was a- loving mother, a special lady and good friend to so many. Fond memories of good times shared, visiting together on her- trips to the US- and- – phone visits were

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