|Birth: ||Jun. 21, 1925|
|Death: ||Aug. 4, 2000|
Oregonian, The (Portland, OR) - Tuesday, August 8, 2000
Deceased Name: Dr. Lee Austin Craig Jr.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, in Stevenson (Wash.) United Methodist Church for Dr. Lee Austin Craig Jr., who died Aug. 4 of a stroke at age 75.
Dr. Craig was born June 21, 1925, in Dixon, Ill., and grew up in Springfield, Mo. He attended Westminster College and Stanford University, and he received his medical degree from St. Louis University in 1948. He moved to Portland soon after, where he owned a family practice until 1975. He also had served on the staffs of several Portland hospitals, including as a chief of staff at Physicians and Surgeons Hospital.
After selling his practice, he worked for the U.S. Public Health Service, first serving as director of the West Salem Clinic, which serves poor residents, and then working with Native American communities in Wisconsin, Idaho and Nebraska. He retired in 1989 and the next year moved to North Bonneville, Wash. In 1948, he married Merril Blotz; they later were divorced.
Survivors include two daughters; a son; and two grandchildren.
Interment will be in Stevenson Cemetery. Arrangements are by Gardner Funeral Home in White Salmon, Wash.
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Created by: Scott Bolliger
Record added: Jun 17, 2009
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