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Donald E. Craig
Commander, United States Navy
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From a contemporary press report:

Donald E. Craig, 74, a retired Navy Commander who started two consulting businesses in Springfield, died October 9, 1999 at Inova Fairfax Hospital cardiac arrest.

Mr. Craig, a Springfield resident for three decades, retired from the Navy in 1967. He was a gunnery officer during the Korean War and received a Bronze Star with Combat "V."

From 1970 to 1990, he founded and was president of two now-defunct, Springfield-based management consulting businesses specializing in computers, American Planning Corp. and Hitech of Virginia.

During the mid-1960s, he worked in the Navy Department's bureau of ships.

Mr. Craig was born in Sidney, Nebraska, and in 1949 graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. In 1954, he received a master's degree in naval architecture from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Jeanne H. Craig, of Springfield; two daughters, Barbara C. Woods of Kensington and Susan J. Sawyer of Fairfax Station; a sister; and two grandchildren.


CRAIG, DONALD E., CDR, USN (Ret.)

On Saturday, October 9, 1999, at INOVA Fairfax Hospital, husband of Jeanne H. Craig; father of Susan Craig Sawyer and Barbara Craig Woods; and brother of Joshua W. Craig; grandfather of Jason and Erin Sawyer. Private interment Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to INOVA Fairfax Hospital, 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church, VA 22046.

DE Craig Gravesite Photo
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs


Posted: 7 November 1999 Updated: 1 September 2005 Updated: 20 August 2006
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