Dr. Virgil Chrane was born in Haskell, Texas His parents were Dr. Virgil Benson Chrane Sr. and
Josephine Taylor. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Ann Chrane .
He spent his youth growing up on the Longley family ranch in Crockett County. He went to
grade school in San Angelo, Texas and attended High School in Lubbock, Texas but
Graduated from from Texas Military Institute in San Antonio, Texas in 1949.
In 1949 he began his life long passion and followed in his father's footstep. He enrolled in
Texas Chiropractic College in San Antonio and graduated in 1953. Shortly thereafter he was
drafted and spent two years in the military stationed in Germany until his honorable discharge
That same year he married the love of his life, Martha Ann Mayfield and with her at his side
spent the next fifteen years practicing Chiropractic in Texas and Alabama.
In the late sixties and early seventies, he realized that the profession he loved was changing
and moving in a direction that was not congruent with his principles and Intent. In1969 He
gave birth to Alphabiotics that embodied his life's purpose.
The remainder of his life was dedicated to growing and sharing Alphabiotics.
Dr. Chrane was a avid reader, writer, and master marketeer. He developed many Chiropractic
practices and several Alphabiotic centers where he helped thousands of patients and
members. Dr. Chrane wrote successful ads for Jose Silva helping him launch Silva Mind
Control in the US. He revived the famous newspaper " Iconoclast" in the mid 60's, exposing
corrupt medical practices. The following books are among some of his best sellers; "Health
Within Your Reach", "The Alphabiotic Story"," Empower Yourself" and many more pamphlets
and educational articles.
He was an incredible public speaker and teacher who trained thousands of Alphabioticist to
carry on his work. A true humanitarian, a loving husband, father and grandfather and great
grandfather with a fearless and pioneering spirit, that touched and helped many people.
He is survived by his son Dr. Michael D. Chrane, granddaughter Brittany J. Chrane , daughterin-
law Gretchen D. Chrane, and grandson Michael Zayden Mezzour.
A Memorial Service will be held September 22, at the Hilton Garden Hotel 1600 Pacific Ave.
Dallas, Texas at 6:30 PM. In lieu of flowers contributions to the Alphabiotic Academy would be
appreciated or to your favorite charity.
SEP 22. 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
Hilton Garden Hotel
1600 Pacific Ave.
Dallas, TX, 75201
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