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Craig Paul Smith

February 10, 1953 — January 29, 2022

Hillsborough, NJ

Craig Paul Smith (Smitty)

February 10, 1953 – January 29, 2022 (68 years old)

Craig Smith passed away on January 29, 2022 in Hillsborough, NJ at the age of 68 years old. Craig was born and raised in Beaver County Pennsylvania. He attended
undergraduate at Virginia Tech and his Master’s degree at Rhode Island University. He was a Senior Research Scientist for over 30 years at Sanofi pharmaceutical.

He married Donna M Smith in 1986 and welcomed two daughters into his growing family. He raised his family in Hillsborough NJ. He was an avid fan of baseball, basketball, jazz and blues music, trains, history and all things learning! He always had a book for you to read, a cup of coffee for you to drink and an album for you to listen too. Craig enjoyed old movies, mysteries and comedians, often watching old movies whenever he could.

He will be deeply missed by family, friends, colleagues and people whose lives he’s touched. His memory will be cherished.

A viewing will be held on Friday February 4, 2022 at Branchburg funeral home from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A funeral service will follow on February 5, 2022 at Branchburg Funeral Home at 10 am with burial at St. Bernard’s Cemetery in Bridgewater NJ. In lieu of flowers the family is asking for people to donate in Craig’s name to the SLOS foundation. He was working with a team to conduct research on this syndrome. The Official Smith-Lemli-Opitz | RSH Foundation Website (

He is survived by his spouse, Donna M. Smith. Daughters Rachael Smith and Kasey Plume, and his son in law Eric Plume and two grandchildren.

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