For more than 40 years of service beginning in 1975, Rochester Crusaders senior drum and bugle corps recognized contributions by Dee LeFrois Darch with three separate awards: Lifetime Achievement in 1997, Crusader of Hall of Fame in1999 and Directors Award in 1986. She served on the board of directors for more than 25 years, including serving as board chair from 1982 to 1986. She was Crusaders’ liaison to Drum Corps Associates (DCA) for more than 10 years. While with Crusaders, she marched in the color guard for 10 years. She also marched in St. Joe’s Alumni Corps honor guard for five years.