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Mary V. Craig

Mary Craig
Mary Craig

Mary V. Craig, 97, of Russell, Kansas, died on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at the Main Street Manor in Russell, Kansas.

Mary was born on July 5, 1924, in Shattuck, Oklahoma, the daughter of Jacob and Lydia (Kraft) Long.  She grew up in Ransom, Kansas, and graduated from Ransom High School and received education degrees from Kansas State University and Ft. Hays State University where she received her master’s degree.  She was an elementary school teacher and worked as a teacher for USD #407 in Russell, Kansas.  She was united in marriage to Robert L. Craig until his passing in 1995 and was also married to David Goodyear until his passing in 2011.

Surviving family include her son Robert M. Craig of Russell, Kansas, and her sister Lil Skinner.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation has been selected by the family. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell, Kansas, is in charge of the funeral service arrangements.