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Robert Peter Craig

Robert Peter Craig, 89, passed away on January 8, 2010 in Fallbrook, Calif. He was born July 13, 1920 in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Robert earned a B.S. degree at the University of Maryland and served 29 years in the Air Force. He served in combat in WWII and Korea, was a POW in Switzerland at the end of WWII and served in Taiwan in support of the Vietnam War. Decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross, a Bronze Star, an Air medal with two oak leaf clusters, and a Meritorious Service Medal, Robert retired as a Colonel.

Robert is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lucretia Craig, Fallbrook; daughter Kathryn Lautenschlager (Fallbrook), and granddaughters Holly Eckelhoefer (Riverside), and Robin Applebee (Fallbrook).

There will be a burial service on January 21, 2010, at 11:30 a.m. at Riverside National Cemetery.


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