Harold Macoubrey CRAGG

August 28, 1921 - May 23, 2013 Harold Macoubrey Cragg, age 91 of St. Paul passed away on May 23rd. He was preceded recently in death by his loving wife of 65 years, Catherine (Kitty). He is survived by his children, Michael (Cynthia), John, Mary Fletcher (John), Therese Ames (Philip) and Andrew (Kristen), as well as 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Harold was preceded in death by his brothers, Arthur, William and Robert. Harold graduated from St. Mark's grade school, St. Thomas Academy and the University of Minnesota. He was a marine aviator and flew in his World War II aircraft just 2 weeks before he died. Harold was a lifelong St. Paul resident and very active in Catholic charitable activities in the community. He was a successful entrepreneur and businessman. He had a lifelong love of golf and was a longtime member of the Town and Country Club. He also had a passion for learning and attended college classes at the University of St. Thomas until his death. Most of all, he was an instant friend and confident of everyone he met. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00AM Tuesday at the Church of St. Mark, 2001 Dayton Ave., St. Paul. Visitation one hour prior at the church. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials preferred to St. Mark's Church. Luncheon at the family home following at 162 Otis Avenue.


Published in Pioneer Press from May 25 to May 26, 2013