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Craig William Bowen

1963 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Craig William Bowen

Norfolk - Craig William Bowen, age 50, died June 15, 2014 in Deland FL. Born September 9, 1963 in Daytona Beach FL, he was the son of Joan Anderson Bowen and the late Lawrence Bowen. Craig was a life-long learner: BS chemistry Emory U, MS chemistry and educational psychology Purdue U, PhD science education Florida State U, and MBA Johns Hopkins U. He was a lover of animals, good food and fine wine, an adventuresome chef, a world traveler, a valued friend and colleague, and a dedicated yoga practitioner. Craig was the assistant for special projects to the COO of Old Dominion University. His career in higher education spanned two decades and numerous universities. Craig is survived by his loving wife Patricia Metz of Baltimore, MD; his mother Joan Bowen of DeLand; his sister Pamela Joan Bowen of East Palatka FL; his brother Lawrence Scott Bowen and wife Vicky Bowen of DeLand; and his brother-in-law and partner Robert Metz and Ken Pruszynski of Pittsburgh. Craig was preceded in death by his beloved Samoyeds, Romeo and Natasha. Craig gave generously to the Baltimore Maryland SPCA. You would honor his memory by making a donation to your favorite animal welfare organization.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on June 22, 2014
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