Robert C. Craig, 73, of Westford (MA), a retired Firefighter and Chief for the Town of Acton, died December 11, 2020 in Boston.

Bob was loyal to the Town of Acton during his entire career of almost 44 years of service, holding every officer position as he climbed the ladder as a member of the Acton Fire Department which included his last 22 years as Fire Chief.

Bob held an Associate Degree in Fire Science and Technology and was a graduate of the Executive Fire Officer Program of the National Fire Academy. He was an active contributor to several national and international professional organizations and chief associations. Bob served for over 20 years as a member of the Massachusetts Fire Training Council and after retirement continued to serve as appointed by the Governor to represent the Citizens of the Commonwealth. The family will honor Bob with a brick at the Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

– Fire News photo by Shaun Shattuck