David Lee Creagan
1932 - 2019
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1932 ˜ 2019

David Lee Creagan passed away at the Ray Hickey Hospice House in Vancouver, WA on Good Friday, April 19, 2019. He was born in Kansas City, KS in 1932. His family moved to Vancouver, WA in 1942, where his parents worked in the shipyards during WWII. David attended grade school at Providence Academy and graduated from the old Vancouver High in 1950. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1956.
David was also a proud member of the military during the Korean war, attending the Air Force at Larson Air Force base in Washington State.
In 1959 while working as a Passenger Agent for United Airlines, David met Shirley Nelson, a Stewardess. They were married in 1960 and had four children.
David was a graduate of the LA Police Academy and worked for the Santa Monica Police Dept. Other employers include: Allstate Ins. and Merrill Lynch as a stock broker. During the 1970’s, Dave and his brother, Jim, owned and operated “The Creagan Egg Co.” in Ridgefield, WA. It was the largest egg producer in S.W. Washington with over 50,000 laying hens.
He was a member of The Oxford Athletic Club and worshiped regularly at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
David is survived by his wife, Shirley Creagan; four children, Mike Creagan, Kimberley Daffin, Jon Creagan and Scott Creagan; and twelve grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, David L. and Bernice Creagan; and brother, Jim Creagan.
Mass will be Monday, April 29th, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, please give to the American Cancer Society or the Ray Hickey Hospice House.
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Published in The Columbian on Apr. 26, 2019.
Funeral Mass
11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
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April 27, 2019
Mike, Mrs. Creagan, sorry for your loss. A good man from the old days at St. Joe's. He is in a much better place now. God Bless Edgar and Caroline Butsch
Edgar Butsch
April 26, 2019
DAVID was a good friend. He helped the SAUSAGE FEST for years !
Gene Munson
April 25, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Terri and Mike Bradbury
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