Former Granby council candidate Craig Crippen dies at 42 |

Former Granby council candidate Craig Crippen dies at 42

Craig Bryan Crippen, 42, a devoted husband, father, son and man, passed away on June 29, 2010, surrounded with love by his wife, son, daughters and parents. Craig lost his battle with NUT Midline Carcinoma, an extremely rare and aggressive form of lung cancer.Born on March 24, 1968, Craig was an incredibly special person who touched every person he met in a meaningful way. He was highly energetic, not only in his career as a Partner of Mountaintop Drywall, but also in his extensive volunteer efforts with Grand Youth Adventures, Hospice Care, Habitat for Humanity, Grid Iron Club, Winter Park Ski & Ride School, Grand Huts Association, National Sports Center for the Disabled and recently running for the Granby Town Board of Trustees.Craig is survived by his loving wife Joan; son Vinny; daughters Mary and Candace; parents Becky and George; brother Keith; and grandchildren, Brooke and Greg.A Celebration of Craig’s life will be held Sunday, July 4, at the Inn at SilverCreek in Granby, from 1-6 p.m., with a ceremony being held at 2:30 p.m. In honor of Craig – casual dress, preferably tie-dyed, will be the dress “code.” If you have pictures or story-boards to share, please bring them.For information about Craig’s battle and other details, please visit his blog at