Uninstalling a Drupal Installation Profile

Today I came across a Drupal 7 site that had originally been installed with the CiviCRM Starter Kit installation profile but had never used, nor was planning to use, the CRM capacity in the future.  The site was having some random outages when a user would try to save or update a node.  Having worked with CiviCRM and Drupal previously, I have seen cases where either there just wasn't enough memory, or CiviCRM hadn't been installed correctly which may have been the underlying issue here.  Seeing that the site did not need the features of CiviCRM, I decided a simple solution would be to unins