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Craig Edward Hobson

d. October 4, 2014

age 76, of Bainbridge Island passed away on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Craig was born on April 1, 1938 in Glendale, CA to Francis and Edward Hobson. He graduated from North Hollywood High School in 1956 and earned his Bachelors Degree in Business Management from the University of California Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.) in 1960. He was a proud member of the United States Army having served in the Signal Corps until 1966. Craig spent his career working in real estate, first retiring from Prudential Insurance Company in 1992 and then working in Poulsbo for Coldwell Banker and Windermere. While working on the development of the Turtle Bay Hilton in Hawaii, fate placed him in a seat next to his future wife on a return flight from Los Angeles to Oahu. After a six week courtship, they were married on September 19, 1970 in Lake Forest, Ill. He and his wife Molly made their home in Hawaii and Los Angeles, settling on Bainbridge in 1992. His interests included gardening, skiing, fishing, volunteering and spending time with family. He is survived by; his daughter Jennifer Harrington, Walnut Creek, Calif.; his son Christopher (Jennifer), Los Angeles, Calif.; his son Ned (Dawn),Carpinteria, Calif.; his grandchildren Hanna Harrington, Molly Hobson, Blake Hobson; his sister Audrey Duckworth, Eugene, Ore and many other cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Molly and parents. FRIDAY NOVEMBER 14TH - 1:00 PMA memorial service at the University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture.3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105 (206) 543-8616SATURDAY NOVEMBER 15TH - NOON - 4:00 PMA gathering to share stories and socialize with family - all are welcome. Please join us in the common area across the greenbelt from Dad's condo.125 Fern Cliff Ave NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110As the two events are held in different locations you can choose to stay on Bainbridge Island or in Seattle. If you choose to stay in Seattle, we recommend staying close to the ferry terminal as Dad's condo is a simple 5 minute walk from the ferry eliminating the need to drive onto the ferry itself.BAINBRIDGE HOTELSIsland Country Inn - (206) 842-6861Best Western Bainbridge Island - (206) 780-7234SEATTLE HOTELS(CLOSE TO THE FERRY TERMINAL)Hotel 1000 - (206) 957-1000Artic Club - A Double Tree by Hilton - (206) 340-0340Edgewater - (800) 624-0670Alexis Hotel - (206) 624 - 4844 Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to: UW Botanic Gardens (In Memory of Craig Hobson), Box 354115, Seattle, WA 98195.

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