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CRAIG, Constance (Connie) Alice

September 30, 1933 – Calgary, Alberta
January 7, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Connie beloved wife of the late William Hugh Craig of Calgary, AB, passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at the age of 84 years.

Connie was employed for many years with the Calgary Board of Education as a Library Assistant and later as a Teacher’s Aide, retiring in 1994. Connie was an avid reader – she was never without a book from the Southwood library and she passed this love of reading on to her granddaughter. Never a day passed without a crossword being completed. Connie brought kindness, light and love and always thought the best of everyone. She was a beloved Aunt to both the Edwards and Craig families. Through supporting her children and grandchildren’s sporting events, Connie developed a love for hockey, baseball and basketball and became an avid fan of the Raptors. Connie welcomed everyone into her home and made them all feel like family.

Connie is survived by her four children and their spouses, Billy and Linda, Darrell and Laurie, Karen and Craig and Michael and May; her two grandchildren, Gianna Craig and Dylan Pfenning; she is also survived by many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. Connie was predeceased by her loving husband Bill Craig and her siblings, Helen Lazelle, Alan Edwards, Winnifred Marlow, Audrey Brewer and Marion Driol.

A dragonfly to remind me even though we are apart, your spirit is always with me, forever in my heart….Unknown

Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Public Library Foundation, 429, 8 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0L6, Telephone: (403) 221-2002, Website:

In living memory of Connie Craig, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. So sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved Mom, Grandma Connie. I will miss her dearly as she was a very special friend for many years. Eileen Proud

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  2. Takako Driedger :

    I am sorry to hear Connie’s passing I really enjoyed working with her in Cedarbrea school work room for years and years.
    Rest in Peace Connie

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  3. Eleanor Paarsmarkt :

    It was a shock to learn that Connie had passed away. We will miss her and so will her family. -we have been friends for many years.

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