A great friend, a great modeler and a
Vietnam War hero left us on 2 Nov 2008.
Craig and I enjoyed each other's company
on many long trips during the early days of promoting ducted fan
Affectionately nick named "Goofy" by a
high school teacher, only his best friends would use that "Tag".
But as big
and powerful as Craigs physical presence was, his personality was akin to
that of a Teddy Bear. The ladies especially recognized this.
Wounded in the jungle of South Vietnam,
Craig's heroism was known to only a few of to his best friends - he was a humble
man. Suffice to say that the Army doesn't just give away Two Bronze Stars
and a Purple Heart (see enclosures). Craig served his country and the cause
of freedom in a most distinguished manner. Actually, the war related stress, P.T.S.D. (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder) was instrumental in Craig succumbing to the congestive
heart failure that he suffered with.
Ms. Susan Peters has arranged a
Celebration of Craig's Life on 28 Feb 09 at 1pm at the Deland R/C Airport.
The following photos capture a portion of Craig's life and artful modeling