Stuart Craig Wagstaff

Stuart Craig Wagstaff


It is with profound sadness

the family of Dr. Stuart Craig Wagstaff announces his

sudden passing on

September 27, 2012. Craig

was born in Edmonton, Alberta on March 15, 1955. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife, best friend and business partner Karin (Greenough) and their three children David,

Jocelyn and Cameron (Krissy), as well as his dogs Abby and Henry. Left grieving him are

his mother Betty Wagstaff,

father Al (Fran) Wagstaff, his brother Arthur Grant (Roslyn) and family, mother-in-law Vera Greenough, Tom and Sandra Greenough and family, long time friend Katie Crittenden and his devoted staff Chella Percy, Georgie Pezzin and Sandy Fordeczka, as well as

extended family. Craig graduated from Kelowna Secondary School 1973, the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Science and a BA (Psych) 1979 and the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon 1982.

After graduation Craig established the first naturopathic

clinic in the Okanagan Valley. He practiced in Kelowna for 10 years before moving his clinic to Winfield, BC. Craig also offered mobile service to his patients in Vancouver and

Edmonton for 20 years. This year Craig celebrated 30 years of naturopathic practice. He was a rare and gifted man who positively influenced the lives of thousands of people with his knowledge, wisdom and caring. He humbly gave of his time, scholarship and mentorship to any and all he

encountered. Craig was a lifelong learner who travelled

the world seeking knowledge that would benefit his patients. Craig was a specialist amongst naturopaths and was a sought after lecturer and teacher in North America and

Europe. His loss will be hugely felt by his community;

patients, colleagues, students and friends. Everyone is

invited to join with us in celebrating Craig’s life at 2:00 PM Saturday, October 20, 2012 at The Delta Grand Okanagan Hotel at 1310 Water St. Kelowna. His celebration will be broadcast live by going to Those unable to attend will have an opportunity to sign a book of condolences at the clinic 11270 Hwy 97 Winfield, BC. In lieu of flowers, please share your support with one of Craig’s favorite charities; your local Food Bank, Salvation Army or the SPCA. A legacy trust with be established at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland Oregon. Dr. Karin Wagstaff, ND will continue practice

at the Winfield clinic.

Condolences may be sent to the family

by visiting

Arrangements entrusted with

First Memorial Funeral Services

Kelowna. 250-762-2299

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