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Craig William Harwood

Craig William Harwood, age 37, of Billings, passed into the arms of Jesus on Oct. 21, 2017.
He was born in Chester to John and Carol Harwood. He graduated from Butte High School and was then employed at the recycling center for A.W.A.R.E. Inc. until the time of his death. Craig was known for his big smile, deep dimples, compassion and overwhelming enthusiasm. Craig was a pioneer for services for Montanans with disabilities and, through his life, many other lives were touched. He will be greatly missed.
Craig is survived by his parents, John and Carol Harwood, of Joliet; his siblings, Michael (Brooke), Kimberly (Dan) and Curtis (Katie); along with numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and his family at A.W.A.R.E.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary, 1001 Alderson Ave. A lunch reception will follow at A.W.A.R.E. Inc., 1050 S. 25th St. West in Billings.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to A.W.A.R.E. Inc., 205 E. Park Ave., Anaconda, MT 59711.
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