Mai Aru

Obituary of Mai Aru

With great sadness, the family of Mai Aru announce her sudden passing which occurred on July 25, 2023, at Saint John Regional Hospital. Born on February 16, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Aliana and John Aru.

Mai will live on in the hearts of her two sons Zac Crawforth (Rebecca) and Leif Crawforth (Kristen), her brother Walter Aru, her sister Agnes Aru, her grandchildren Karsyn and Kendyl, and all of her extended family and friends. Mai was predeceased by her parents, and her siblings Ed, Harry, Aina, and Erna.

Arrangements are entrusted to Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424).

For those who wish, donations in memory of Mai may be made out to Heart and Stroke Foundation. For online condolences please visit

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