Cracraft, Douglas L. – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Douglas L. “Doug” Cracraft died July 25, 2006, at his home. He was 72. Mr. Cracraft was born Sept. 23, 1933 in Hillsborough, Kan to Orrin and Viola Orpin Cracraft. After his schooling, he joined the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War. He was with the Mountaineer Division. He served for seven years in the regular army and ten years in the reserves. He attended college for four years studying forestry and fire science. Mr. Cracraft became a fireman in Pleasanton, Calif. where he retired as a Captain after serving the department for 20 years. On April 20, 1974, he married Jan Gray in Yosemite National Park. The couple moved to Enterprise where he worked for the U.S. Forest Service for three years near the Hells Canyon as a fire lookout. Mr. Cracraft also served as the Alcohol and Drug Intervention Director in Wallowa County for a time. The couple lived in Enterprise for 15 years before...

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