Craig Kell, 61

Hyde Park native, auditor and Hyde Park Village volunteer

Craig Krell passed away from cancer on Feb. 25 at the age of 61. He is survived by father, Eugene Krell, and sisters, Ruth Wernis and June Krell, and many cousins.

Craig grew up in Hyde Park.  He then worked as a CPA in the San Francisco Bay area for close to 30 years.  He worked as an auditor for Kaiser Permanente.

He retired in 2013 to move back to Chicago to take care of his father.  Craig was known among family, friends and his neighbors in Hyde Park as a kind and caring person.  He spent much time volunteering through Hyde Park Village, giving people rides to appointments or shopping.

Craig’s Memorial is May 4 at 4:00pm at Hyde Park Union Church.