Samuel G. Crozier, a former Rouse Co. architect and founder of Crozier Associates Land Planning Landscape Architects, died of heart failure Oct. 4 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 78.
"Sam was a bit of a romantic — which is a good thing if you're an architect. It helps give you an imagination," said Jervis H. Dorton, a former Rouse Co. architect and consultant who was also a longtime friend.
"He was very outgoing," Mr. Dorton said. "He made friends quickly, and within 10 minutes you felt as though you had known him for years."
The son of Samuel George Crozier, owner of a landscape nursery business, and Thelma Crozier,...