STANLEY C. CRAFT, 66

STANLEY C. CRAFT, 66, died Friday, November 19, 2004, in Wickenburg, Arizona. Born October 8, 1938, in York Haven, Pennsylvania. Mr. Craft retired from Essex Corporation, having served as CEO, President and Chairman. Mr. Craft also served as an officer in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Naval Reserves.

He is survived by his wife, Julia Ann Craft; son, Michael Craft of West Palm Beach, Florida; daughter; Kimberly Craft of Illinois; stepson, Eric Lash of New Haven; his mother, Iva E. Craft of York Haven, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Melissa Bowlin and Ashley Bowlin; brother, James E. Craft of Manchester, Pennsylvania; sisters, Esther Miller and Mary Margaret Craft, both of York Haven, Pennsylvania.

Funeral service was noon Wednesday, November 24, in Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road. Entombment in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Arrangements by Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Wayne Street Chapel, 420 W. Wayne St.

The preferred memorial is The Mayo Clinic Cancer Research.

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