Myron Craig McDonald
April 26, 1950 – Dec. 27, 2020
Craig McDonald, 70, passed away on Dec. 27, 2020 in Anchorage, Alaska.
Craig was born in Loveland, Colorado to William and Juanita McDonald. Craig met his wife, Julia Mackey, and the two were wed in Rocky Ford, Colorado on May 16, 1970. He served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America and was honorably discharged in 1975. Craig and his family moved to Homer, Alaska in 1984 where he found Jesus and became a member of Glacierview Baptist Church. Craig was an avid hunter and fisherman and made a career change from general contractor to halibut charter captain, naming his boat after his beloved wife.
Craig is survived by his wife of 50 years, Julia McDonald; daughter, Rochelle Everitt, and her spouse, Ben Everitt; son, William McDonald, and his spouse, William Waltz; his granddaughters Alissa, Ashley, Savannah, Zoe and Julia; and his siblings, Russell McDonald, Cheryl Pugh and Cressa Brzezinski.
A memorial service will be held in Homer at 4 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2021, at Glacierview Baptist Church. The service will also be live streamed on Glacierview’s Facebook page. Family asks that any memorial bequests in Craig’s name be made to the Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska at alzalaska.org.
Arrangements were handled by Janssen Funeral Homes.