Dr. Craig C. Cooper, 77, Rotonda West, Fla.
August 19, 2021
Craig C. Cooper, Ph.D., D.O., passed from this earth on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021 in Rotonda West, Fla. He had fought against pancreatic cancer for two and a half years and while his will remained strong, his body just could take no more.
Craig was born in Hartley on Oct. 30, 1943, and was raised on the family farm where he learned the value of hard work and responsibility. In 1965, he went from Hartley to Iowa State University in Ames, graduating with a degree in Animal Sciences. After graduation there, he went to the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis., where he achieved his Ph.D. in...