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Obituary: Martha Louise (Marty) Craycraft

Martha Louise (Marty) Craycraft

Martha Louise (Marty) Craycraft

Martha Louise (Marty) Craycraft, born Dec. 15, 1921, died in Phoenix on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019.

Marty was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, aunt and friend who enjoyed sharing in all her family and friends activities.

Marty never met a stranger.

Marty was predeceased by her beloved husband, Jack, after 74 years of marriage. Marty is survived by her daughters, Sonja Redmon and Jo Craycraft; her son, Chuck (Martha) Craycraft; six grandchildren, Greg (Di) Redmon, Brian (Jenni) Redmon, Steve (Shelley) Redmon, Brent (Juana) Craycraft, Sara Craycraft, Scot (Danelle) Craycraft; 11 great-grandchildren, and two and a half great-great granddaughters.

Marty had an enormous impact on all of our lives.

She participated in water aerobics for over 20 years, and in her group “the Water Babes” she was an inspiration! She will be tremendously missed by all her family and friends.

Please join us for the celebration of Marty’s life on Friday, Feb. 8, 1 p.m., at the Valley of the Sun Mortuary, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Chandler, Arizona, 85248. An online guestbook is available to sign and leave condolences at

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