Obituary: Franklin Bishop Craven

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Franklin Bishop Craven, 83, a Carson city resident for the past year, died April 19, 2002, at his home. He was born Nov. 8, 1918, in Alhambra, Calif., to Edgar Allan and Winnie Kelly Craven.

He graduated from the University of Redlands in Redlands, Calif. with a bachelors degree and received a masters in education from Leland Stanford University.

He married Patricia Bussert Dec. 25, 1941.

Before moving to Carson City, he was a longtime resident of Manhattan Beach, Calif. and then Camarillo, Calif.

Mr. Craven served 30 years in the El Segundo School District in various teaching and administrative positions.

He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II as an instructor and a B-24 pilot in the Pacific.

Among his survivors are his wife Patricia; children Nancy Grange of Carson City, Mick Craven of Bend, Ore., Margie Tamori of Carson City and Barbara Cochenour of Hawthorne.

A memorial service will be at a later date in Southern California.


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