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In Memory

Craig Bakalar

Craig Bakalar

Craig T. Bakalar
Fairbanks resident Craig Thomas Bakalar, 56, died June 3, 2008, in Fairbanks Alaska after suffering two strokes.
Craig was born Aug. 24, 1951, in Streator, Ill., to Thomas and Rosemary (Hart) Bakalar. He attended St. Mary’s Grade School, was a graduate of Streator High School class of 1969 and had attended the University of Illinois studying engineering. He was a former member of Immaculate Conception Church in Streator.
Craig had been employed at Ace Lumber Co. in Fairbanks and was active with the Animal Rescue Unit in Fairbanks, where he invented and made many of the items for the survival kits.

 
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02/11/09 03:07 PM #1    

Joe Camp

He was a good friend. I lost touch with him after college.

03/19/09 03:48 PM #2    

Pamela Chergoski (Hohn)

It is ironic that Craig and Ed died in the same year--a distant relative doing a family history thinks that the Chergoskis were originally Bakalars and from the same area of Slovakia. Two very nice guys.

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