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 Walter Don Cracraft

Walter Don Cracraft

Birth
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 20 Feb 1997 (aged 61)
Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 08 082 8A
Memorial ID 34638 · View Source
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Walter D. Cracraft, 61, died February 20, 1997, at Yuma, Arizona.

Born December 30, 1935, in Murray, Utah, a son of Mary Olive and Don Cracraft. Walt attended Granite High School in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was active on the swim team where he won both state and western state championships. He was a member of the Granite CPA. Walt spent 25 years in the Navy and later the Coast Guard. He served during the Korean and Vietnam Wars and traveled from the North to the South Pole in scientific expeditions.

Survived by children, Bonner, Cindy and Don Cracraft; stepfather who cared for him from the time he was four years old, Rudy Stephen; sister, Susan Jensen; brother-in-law, Reed Jensen.

Walt was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Olive Stephan, and father, Donald Cracraft.

Walt was an avid reader, becoming a historian and earth scientist. Because of his love of books, we ask in lieu of flowers, please contribute to the BYU Library Memorial Program, Harold B. Lee Library, Provo, UT 84604-9989, in memory of Walter D. Cracraft.

Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 5, 1997, at Jenkins Soffe Mortuary 4760 South State, Murray, Utah.

Source- Deseret News Monday, March 3, 1997


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  • Maintained by: Cracraft Proud
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34638
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Don Cracraft (30 Dec 1935–20 Feb 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34638, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Cracraft Proud (contributor 46600218) .