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1922 - 2013 In Memoriam Condolences
MARJORIE OLGA CRAIG April 27, 1922 - September 10, 2013 Marjorie Olga Craig, 91, of Corning, California, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. Born April 27, 1922 near New Westminster, British Columbia she was the daughter of Albert and Olga Bowyer. She came to San Francisco, CA at a young age and became a United States citizen in her early teens. She often remarked that to grow up in San Francisco with the building of two bridges and a World's Fair in the 1930s was spectacular! Marjorie married Claud Craig in 1942; moving to San Leandro, CA soon after and then Corning, California. Both she and her husband were active in the olive industry working side by side in their beloved orchard. Marjorie served others volunteering in The Corning Christian Association distributing food, the First Christian Church Women's Association and the Corning Hospital Pink Ladies. She was preceded by her husband of 68 years, Claud William Craig. She is survived by two sons, Robert William Craig, companion Kay Browning of Las Vegas, NV, and Alan Michael Craig and his wife, Mary of Red Bluff, CA; six grandchildren, James Craig, Lakewood, CO, Cynthia Duncan (John) Lindenhurst, IL; Michele Sabatino (Michael) Las Vegas, NV; Christine Liles (Garrett) Sacramento, CA; Nicole Craig, companion Nathan Williams, Red Bluff, CA; Allison Craig, Sacramento, CA and six great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be conducted at 10:30AM Wednesday, September 18 at the Sunset Hills Cemetery in Corning followed by lunch at Rolling Hills Casino. Hall Brothers Mortuary is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to .
Published in Daily News on Sept. 14, 2013
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