Ojai's Ice Cream Man, Chris Crossett

 By Matthew Wagner

The characteristic music signaling the arrival of "the ice cream man" is a powerful thing. It causes people of all ages to stop what they're doing, scramble for spare change, and frantically chase the colorful truck down the street. Knowing our obsession with delicious cold treats — especially during the Ojai Valley's hottest months — Chris Crossett has run the Ojai Ice Cream Truck on and off for the last 20 years. Born and raised in Ojai, Crossett had to make a job change in his adult life after his mother-in-law was diagnosed with

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