Robert (Bob) Stanley Craig
May 18, 2013
Robert (Bob) Stanley Craig, 86, of Oyster River, died peacefully on the morning of Saturday, May 18 at Campbell River Hospital.
Bob was born in 1926 to Canadian parents Robert and Bernis Craig in Seattle, Washington, and grew up in Falconbridge, Ontario, where his father and uncles worked in the mining industry. After serving in the Canadian Army, he came to the West Coast, establishing a dairy farm in the Comox Valley with his father in 1947 and marrying in 1949. From 1964, he was a partner in Bear Lake Logging until his retirement in 1988.
Bob was predeceased by his parents and his sons, Bruce and Graham, and is survived by his brother Patrick Craig (Rusty), his daughters Colleen Craig (Blaine Wright) and Jo-Ann Sleiman (Michael), his grandchildren Lindsey Craig (Shane Muxlow), Courtney Craig, Sam Wright, Russel Wright and Sofia Sleiman, his great-grandchildren Acacia and Soleil Muxlow, and Myrtle Craig, the mother of his four children.
The family would like to express its deepest gratitude to Doctors Kennedy and Byron and the staff of Campbell River Hospital. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Campbell River Hospital Foundation..
Please join us for a celebration of life at 1:00 pm on Saturday, June 1 at the Campbell River Maritime Heritage Centre, 621 Island Highway, Campbell River.