Danny P. Craig, 71, of Rindge, NH died on Saturday evening, November 28, 2020 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon, NH. Mr. Craig was hospitalized after being involved in a one car accident on Route 91 in Guilford, VT, shortly after midnight on November 20, 2020, due to a medical event.
Mr. Craig was born on July 21, 1949 in Ithaca, NY, son of the late Mary Mineah Craig and Grover C. Craig.
Danny was a proud Marine veteran of the Vietnam War and a serial entrepreneur. He owned and operated a variety of businesses including a laundromat, printing business and the former Aeolus hang gliding school in Groton, MA. Before retiring in 2003 due to health problems related to Agent Orange exposure in Vietnam, Danny worked as a graphic designer and webmaster for EBSNet. Inc. of Groton, MA.
Danny will be remembered for being smart, funny, and tender hearted with a larger than life personality and a sense of adventure.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Brady Martin, of Rindge, N.H., his son, Erik Michael Craig of Tampa, FL, his daughter, Jessica Lynne Craig, of Oshkosh, WI, a step-daughter, Liese Martin Chavez of Manitou Springs, CO and three beloved grandchildren, Michael, Makayla, and Hannah. He is also survived by his beloved half-sister, Carolyn Basl Hartloff and her husband, Dean Hartloff, of Pikesville, MD, and his nieces Deana, Lee Ann and Holly. Danny will be missed by his sister-in-law, Mary Basl and his great friend of many years, Vasil Lesiuk, both of Freeville, NY. Danny leaves behind many beloved nieces and nephews
Danny was pre-deceased by his half-brother, John Basl and brothers Grover (Timothy), David and Michael Craig. Danny’s final resting place will be with his brothers, Michael and David, and his parents at McLean Cemetery in McLean, NY. Perkins Funeral Home is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers, Danny’s family asks that you perform an act of kindness that is meaningful to you in his memory. A memorial service will be arranged after the pandemic is over. Online condolences at www.perkinsfh.com
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