Violet Craig, born on February 20th, 1920 in Michigan, was reunited in Heaven with her beloved husband of 60 years Albert James Craig, her two children James Charles and Jo Anne Craig. Her parents and 12 siblings. she was the youngest. Violet and her husband and children moved to California and into their Southwood home on Laurette street in Torrance in 1955. She was active with her church and the schools in the area. She was a den mother to the boy scouts, Brownies/Girl scouts, Missionettes and Sepulveda PTA. For many years she was invited into the classrooms at Sepulveda, Anza, and Jefferson to share and teach her love of crafts and art to the students. She has enjoyed bowling and competed in tournaments along with her daughter Jo Anne since the 60's until 2006. She is survived by two grandchildren Christina Keith and Brittney Raynore, three great grand children Christopher, Jessica, Kimberley. and a niece in Michigan Beverley Holt. Violet will be greatly missed by all of us who enjoyed the love and friendship she gave so freely during her life. A gathering of family and friends will be on Thursday, April 24, 2008 from 2:00PM until 4:00PM at Rice Chapel, Torrance. Graveside services will be Friday, April 25, 2008 at 1:00 PM at Riverside National Cemetery.

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  1. Please accept our most hearfelt sympathy on the passing of Vi. I am the daughter of Frank and Florence Masters. I have no idea if Vi every spoke about us, but I have many fond memories of Vi, Jim and their son and daughter spending time at our house many years ago. My Dad (Frank/Hank) is still alive and asked that I also convey his concolences. He will be 101 in July. (My Dad worked for Al Dennis and they were friends since they were 12 y.o.)

  2. My deepest condolences to Christina. I am sending warm thoughts to you in this sad time. May you hold on to the wonderful memories you created together & find comfort in the love you showed her. Take good care of yourself.

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