Barbara R. Craig
Barbara Ruth Craig, 78, of Grayslake, Illinois passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018. She was born to the late Kenneth and Violet Holmberg on April 10, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois. Barbara was a 1958 graduate of Grayslake High School where she met Richard Lynn Craig, her high school sweetheart and the love of her life. They would have shared 59 beautiful years of marriage on June 6, 2018. Barbara is survived by her husband, Richard and four children; Kerry (Terry) Miller, Lori (Jan) Rische, Ken (Anne) Craig, Kelly (Shawn) Kirby; 13 grandchildren; Marcus, Madison, Connor and Trent Miller; Shane and Brent Rische; Angela Ranck, Jessica (Elias) Ramirez, Betsy (Paulo) Alfonso, Mandy Ranck and Jenny (Tom) Galloway; Cole and Kate Kirby; 1 great-grandchild; JP Alfonso, nieces and 1 nephew. A very special part of Barb’s life was enjoying their summer home on Chambers Island, Door County Wisconsin. Reading, knitting, cooking and traveling were among her favorite things. She was passionate about life; and of course, she loved her sports! Go Cubs Go! Most importantly Barb treasured the closeness of her family and friends. She has taught us all that family is life’s greatest blessing. Barb’s story has not ended, but has left a legacy that will continue on forever. Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 6 from 4-8 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel in Grayslake, Illinois. The Funeral Service will be held at the United Protestant Church 54 S. Whitney St. Grayslake, Illinois, Thursday, June 7 at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of Barb Craig, can be made at Choroideremia Research Foundation @ curechm.org.