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05-09-2016, 01:44 PM
Posted 2016-05-09 12:43:44 by Jun Akiyama
News URL: http://asu.org/in-memoriam-sensei-craig-eddy/

AikiWeb is very saddened to hear that Craig Eddy (6th dan, Aikido of Missoula (http://www.aikidomissoula.com)) passed away on Saturday, May 7. He started his aikido training with Mitsugi Saotome in Florida in 1975. He held multi-faceted careers as a cardiac surgeon, attorney, and hospital administrator as well as serving on the board of the Aikido Schools of Ueshiba.

I had the opportunity to meet Craig a number of times through my aikido career. He was a thoughtful, gentle man. My condolences go out to his family, friends, students, and loved ones.

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05-11-2016, 08:26 AM
[QUOTE=AikiWeb System;347484]Posted 2016-05-09 12:43:44 by Jun Akiyama
News URL: http://asu.org/in-memoriam-sensei-craig-eddy/

AikiWeb is very saddened to hear that Craig Eddy (6th dan, Aikido of Missoula (http://www.aikidomissoula.com)) passed away on Saturday, May 7. He started his aikido training with Mitsugi Saotome in Florida in 1975. He held multi-faceted careers as a cardiac surgeon, attorney, and hospital administrator as well as serving on the board of the Aikido Schools of Ueshiba.

I had the opportunity to meet Craig a number of times through my aikido career. He was a thoughtful, gentle man. My condolences go out to his family, friends, students, and loved ones.

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Dear Jun, Never met this gentleman.It would appear that not only has the aikido fraternity lost a fellow aikidoka, it would suggest to me that Eddy Sensei and his career choices were such that he helped many people.The world is now short of a fine, compassionate man.I send my thoughts, sympathy and condolences to family , friends and fellow students.May he R.I.P
J.Curran.