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I worked with Craig, in a different department, faraway on a different floor, at the ADA. When I first started I found out he was from Oklahoma just like me. I emailed him, after Dr. O, suggested I should. He was the kindest soul. He always greeted me and we spoke at all of the ADA events over the years. When I heard about his retirement, I emailed to congratulate him and he shared with me his plans to visit

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Posted by: Lori Barnthouse Kaplan - Marco Island, FL - coworker   May 21, 2019

Craig was a wonderful mentor to all of his colleagues at the ADA. He treated us with all with respect and kindness, which made each project and conversation with him a joy. Heartfelt condolences to the Busey family. May his memory be a blessing.

Posted by: Julia Nissim - Chicago, IL - coworker   May 21, 2019

We join with Craig's family in sharing the grief at the loss of a great man. I had the pleasure of working with Craig for many years, and he was a consummate friend, a loyal colleague, an exceptional attorney and a fine person to be with at work, as well as in all types of social gatherings. He will be missed by all who ever came in touch with him. Ron and Jan Moen

Posted by: Ronald Moen - St Louis, MO - friend   May 20, 2019

My sincerest condolences to the Busey family. I had the pleasure of working with Craig many years ago at United Airlines. I know he will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Posted by: Cassandra Warren - Barrington, IL - coworker   May 20, 2019

My condolences to the Busey family during this difficult time

Posted by: A friend   May 19, 2019

I met Craig in 1956 when I entered Mayfair Elementary School in Oklahoma City. We were good friends and sport team members through grade school, junior high and high school, but we largely lost track of one another over the years. I will think of him as a great friend and talented in so many areas. Another star blinks out in our firmament and we are all diminished by the loss.

Posted by: John Burrus - Denver, CO - friend   May 18, 2019

Roxane and family,
Craig and I have been friends since Mayfair Elementary in Oklahoma City. He was one of the most brilliant people I have ever known, yet humble and unimposing. He was the quarterback of our high school football team (Northwest Classen), and he amazed me as he skillfully threaded his way through the defensive line with ease. He was a great athlete and a genuinely great person. I am so pleased he was so extremely successful in

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Posted by: Willard Woods - Wheatland, WY - friend   May 18, 2019
Craig & ADA colleagues at ADA2018 in HNL.

Posted by: Jim Goodman - Chicago, IL - friend   May 17, 2019

Wonderful person and a privilege to work with and know Craig at the American Dental Association for 6 years. Anyone who has met Craig immediately knew he was special. Also, he was the only Chief Counsel to receive a standing ovation from the ADA House of Delegates.
He will be missed.

Posted by: Carol Gomez Summerhays - San Diego, CA - coworker   May 17, 2019

I have so many good memories of Craig...many rounds of fun golf, a lot of laughs in the locker room, and enthusiastic dancing! Hell truly be missed. Condolences to Roxanne and all the family.

Posted by: Wally Cornett - Glenview, IL - friend   May 17, 2019