Obituary for David Craighead

    David E. Craighead

Rochester: March 26, 2012 at age 88. Predeceased by his beloved wife
Marian R. Craighead. Survived by his children James R. Craighead and Elizabeth
C. Eagan, grandsons, Christopher and Jeffrey Eagan, sister in law Elizabeth
Marino, 3 great granddaughters and many dear friends.

David was the head of the organ department at the Eastman School of Music
for 37 years and also served as organist at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church for
48 years. Renowned organist, teacher and servant of God, he touched many
lives with his music. Kind and devoted husband, father, grandfather and
friend, he filled our lives with joy and deepest love. He will be greatly
missed by all who knew him.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday March 31 at 10:00 a.m at St.
Paul’s Episcopal Church 25 Westminster Road Rochester, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Fay Stinson Craighead
Memorial Scholarship Office of gift and donor services University of Rochester
P.O. Box 270032 Rochester, NY 14627

Published in the Rochester Democrat And Chronicle from March 28 to March 29,


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