Craig Marsden Ward1925 ~ 2011Craig Marsden Ward passed away December 14, 2011 from pneumonia. He was surrounded by family at the Veterans Hospital. He was born June 24, 1925 in Parowan, Utah to Rex C. and Glenna M. Ward. The family lived in Parowan until the Depression and then moved to Provo for a few years and then later to Salt Lake City. Craig loved tennis and golf. He won many trophies in both sports. He won state championships in tennis in High School and at the University of Utah. He served in the Navy during World War Two for four years. He was a radar air traffic controller on the aircraft carrier Boxer. He attended the University of Colorado and graduated from the University of Utah in 1949. He was an active member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. Craig married June Carpenter in 1950 and was at that time employed by Strevell Patterson Finance Co. as a financial adjuster. He transferred to Boise, Idaho to work for Moore Business Forms. He was transferred to Eugene, Oregon and then to Portland Oregon where he became the District Manager for several years. Craig left Moore and started his own business forms company in Beaverton, Oregon. After retirement in 1989 he and his family moved back to Salt Lake City in 1992.Craig loved to sing in quartets and had a beautiful bass voice. He was active in the LDS Church and served in many leadership positions. He is survived by his wife, June; son Clark Rex; daughters Jill, Dianne, Pamela, Marie and Janet; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; brother, Melvin Ward and sister Helen Ward Poelman.The family thanks the doctors and nurses that gave him such wonderful care at the Veterans Hospital and Federal Heights Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center.Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at the Salt Lake Stake Center, 142 West 200 North. Friends and family may visit Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, and one hour prior to the services at the Stake Center. Interment: Salt Lake City Cemetery.In lieu of flowers please make donations to the LDS Church Perpetual Education Fund.