WAGSTAFF, STUART CRAIG
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 www.firstmemorialkelowna.com. 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 www.mem.com.
Arrangements entrusted with
First Memorial Funeral Services