Mason "Mase" William Craig, born April 13, 1993, passed away May 9, 2017. He is survived by his parents, Tom and Dottie Craig (Indpls.); sister, Jillian (Indpls.); paternal grandmother, Georgie Craig (Charlotte, NC), aunt and uncle Nancy (Craig) and David Blough (Charlotte, NC); and cousins, Callan (Blough) Bahr (Atlanta, GA) and Logan Blough (Charlotte, NC). He is preceded in death by paternal grandfather, William "Bill" Craig, maternal grandparents, John and Dorothy Mason; aunt, Becky Mason, and longtime companion, Lexi Fite (Anderson).
Mase was a friend to all he met, kindhearted and free-spirited. He was a voracious reader, enjoying everything from anime to science and fantasy. He was quite the cook, never hesitating to try new combinations of foods and spices. Mase had an infectious laugh, smile, and twinkle in his eye. He loved much and was much loved, and will be forever missed.
Mase most recently worked for a dog day care. He loved all kinds of animals, but had a soft spot for dogs.
Visitation will begin at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 13th and conclude at time of services at 2:00 pm at Leppert Mortuary - Nora Chapel. Interment follows at Crown Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the Humane Society of Indianapolis in Mason's name. Online condolences at: www.leppertmortuary.com
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Went to grade school with Mason at St. Lawrence. I wasnt a morning person but every day i would walk into class and see Mason he would always put a smile on my face. It is what he did best making peope laugh and put smiles on faces. Such a great, smart guy with a huge heart. I wish i did a better job keeping in touch but i guess i can do that through prayer now. Much love goes out to the Craig family.
Tom, Dottie, and Jillian - We will always remember Mason for his kindness and his big beautiful smile. Please know our thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time. Love and Hugs - Ben, Cheryl, & Mark Cockrum
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I went to schoom with mason he was always nice to me. Every time i saw him he had a smile on his face ❤???" it hurt me to know his gone we lost a great spirit my condolences
Our hearts are just aching for Tom, Dottie, Jillian & your family. Mason had such a great smile and beautiful eyes, it was hard to not notice him. Even as a baby, Tom brought him in to the bank for me to meet. Baby Mason looked at Tom and "Daddy" just melted. It was the twinkling in his eyes and the cutest little smile that got everyone's attention, both then and now. Please know that our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
My heart breaks for you guys. I don't have the words to say to express the sorrow I feel for each of you but I do have the prayers.
I remember meeting Mason when he was just a little guy. I will always remember his infectious smile. He was blessed to have you as his family.
Love, hugs and prayers are coming your way.
That picture of Mason says it all. That smile and those eyes reflect the insatiable spirit that Mason had. We will always remember him this way. We truely believe this free spirit is finally at peace. Much love and prayers to you, Craig family.
To Jillian and Tom & Dottie, and to all of Mason"s family and friends: Our most sincere sympathies. May God provide comfort and healing. Love, Kathy & Bill Silvey
Our prayers and sympathy are with you at this time of loss.
Sister Louise and the
Bishop Chatard High School community.
Tom, Dottie, Jillian and the extended Craig family, I pray for all of you in this time of great grief. I am so sorry to hear of Mason's passing. He was a lovely and quiet little boy who always smiled back at me. I hope you find comfort and peace in the stories you hold in your heart and the ones that will be shared in the coming days. Peace, Karen Brock
Tom, Dottie, Jillian, Georgie and family, you are all in my heart and prayers. I most remember Mason's beautiful smile, which he flashed every time I spoke to him. I also remember how quickly he shot from boy to man, thinking to myself, "How did that happen!?" I hope memories of his loveliness will bring you comfort in the days ahead. Love, Katie
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