Dick Craven started working for the airlines when he was 18 years old. Shortly after, he enlisted in the military and served in the Korean War. He worked many years as Director of Flight Administration for Seaboard. He later opened his own real estate agency, Richard Craven Real Estate Associates.
Dick is survuved by his wife of 69 years, Martha (née Waters); sons Richard (Gail) Craven, Christopher (Cathy) Craven; daughters Susan Craven and Kathleen (Anthony) Scavone; and grandchildren Richard, Charlene and Samuel.