ForeverMissed
January 5, 1981-May 25, 2021.

It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Craig Arnault on Tuesday May 25, 2021. Born the New Years baby in Hay River, Northwest Territories to his parents Donald and Kathy. He is lovingly remembered by his sisters Krista McPhee (John) and Teira Arnault. He is remembered by his nephews Mason and Tristin and nieces Alyssa and Molly. Craig made friends everywhere he travelled. He will be missed by a large number of friends in Ontario; many of whom considered him family. He was a technology wizard. Craig loved music, videos and travelling the world. He loved the outdoors, running and hiking. He loved to host, bake and cook. He loved to share recipes with his friends and family. Craig was a bright light in this world, and he will be missed by all who were fortunate enough to know him. 
Posted by Michelle Wilson on June 9, 2021
Craig, I was so saddened to hear that you are no longer in this physical world but I know you are an angel watching over so many loved ones now.

I am blessed that I got to work with you for two years and hard to believe that was over 4 years ago already. You were always so humble and generous sharing your immense smarts with everyone. You had a fun sense of humour and a great smile. You will be missed by so many... Soar with the eagles my friend ❤️
Posted by Mikey Henderson on June 5, 2021
I only knew Craig for a sort time - on a professional basis - but he would check in with me weekly to see if I needed any assistance. I am so sad to hear of his passing.
Posted by sarah roberts on June 2, 2021
Cdawg, it is with a heavy heart I say goodbye. From our nights cooking, to forced karaoke, yahtzee marathons, skipoo for hours, and Bob's burgers nights in... we had so many amazing memories the past 5 years, which I will forever hold dear to my heart. You were family to me in so many ways, through so many adventures. I'm grateful for the recipes we shared together... you taught me how to make ravioli, and introduced ritz apple pie? Every taco tuesday you will be in my thoughts. I love and miss you friend, I hope you've found the peace you deserve.
Posted by Gypsy Siegner on June 1, 2021
Craig was the cousin I met when we were younger and that I was lucky enough to get to know when we were older. Craig came to the island a couple/few times and I will be eternally grateful for the time we spent together. It definitely felt like an instant and lifelong connection! We shared a common love of good food and live music, had great conversations, and many good laughs. Since then we stayed in touch periodically with holiday wishes, texts to say what good live band the other should check out, messages to check in during covid times, and always with the idea and hope that we would get another visit in soon. I am very saddened by this unexpected loss and extend my condolences to all the family and friends who are impacted by his passing. 
Posted by Cathy Corbett-Schock on June 1, 2021
Craig when I first met you I thought you were so serious but you quickly proved me wrong. Your humour lit up my life. All the pranks you played are my most precious memories. I loved that we always kept in touch and the efforts you made to keep that connection. I loved hearing about your adventures, was so excited for you when you made the big move out east, when you bought your condo, all the friends you made, your business. I was so happy for you.

Your friendship was a gift to me and so many others.

Your intelligence, laughter, smile, and adventurous heart will remain forever in my heart. Until we meet again...
Posted by Alisha Ambrose on May 31, 2021
Craigoo eggo,
You were such a kind loving person. You always cared about making sure everyone was okay. You always did whatever you could to make your friends smile. I don't know what I would have done without you at the beginning of all these lockdowns we had our quarantine routine Fridays. I loved playing new games with you making dinners and enjoying the nice weather.
I could always count on you if I needed a friend or someone to talk to.
I miss you already my friend you were taken to Soon.
Love you Craig rest peacefully❤️
Posted by Susan Rapoport on May 31, 2021
To my best friend to the end.
I love you
My life and kayla’s life Will never be the same.
We were the trifecta !
Love forever
My best friend
You will always be in my heart
With many tears I say live well wherever you are.
Miss you forever.
Posted by Kellie Labrosse on May 31, 2021
To one of my dearest friends ....

I wish I didn’t have to write this, I wish we were listening to classic rock and playing Yahtzee together right now.

Craig was my first true friendship, he was the kindest person who always put others before himself. He was fun , loving and just an overall great energy to be around. 

I am forever grateful for him and I will cherish my memories with him for the rest of my life.

This isn’t goodbye it’s a see you later...

I love you so much Craig, until we meet again my friend. ❤️❤️❤️
Posted by Evelyn Mehlsen on May 31, 2021
To my friend Craig

Met Craig when we interviewed him for IT job in Strathmore. Loved working with him and we stayed in touch after I left he was a great friend.
I will miss you so much my friend. You were always so quick to help and provide solutions. Always knew I could count on you. I know your sisters and families and friends will miss you so much as I will. The world is so much richer because you were in it. You were brilliant caring kind and considerate young man. My heart breaks for your family and friends as they will miss you everyday. RIP my friend.
Posted by Valerie Arnault-Pelletier... on May 30, 2021
Our nephew who was so loved, well travelled and an amazing friend and human being to so many. Time and distance kept us from knowing you well, but I followed you on Facebook and enjoyed your adventures, photos and trips to various places. May you fly on eagle wings to Creator and share stories, your good sense of humour and laughter with the ancestors who’ve gone ahead. 
Posted by Colin Hennigar on May 30, 2021
Like Nicole, I was on the great G Adventures trip to Crete with Craig (I added some photos). Craig was always smiling and seemed at home as he kayaked with the cliffs of Crete beside him (never seeming to break a sweat while the rest of us did!). I remember he even flew in to Toronto for my 30th birthday party and catching-up for drinks after he moved to Ontario. My thoughts are with Craig’s family and friends during this difficult time.

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Posted by Michelle Wilson on June 9, 2021
Craig, I was so saddened to hear that you are no longer in this physical world but I know you are an angel watching over so many loved ones now.

I am blessed that I got to work with you for two years and hard to believe that was over 4 years ago already. You were always so humble and generous sharing your immense smarts with everyone. You had a fun sense of humour and a great smile. You will be missed by so many... Soar with the eagles my friend ❤️
Posted by Mikey Henderson on June 5, 2021
I only knew Craig for a sort time - on a professional basis - but he would check in with me weekly to see if I needed any assistance. I am so sad to hear of his passing.
Posted by sarah roberts on June 2, 2021
Cdawg, it is with a heavy heart I say goodbye. From our nights cooking, to forced karaoke, yahtzee marathons, skipoo for hours, and Bob's burgers nights in... we had so many amazing memories the past 5 years, which I will forever hold dear to my heart. You were family to me in so many ways, through so many adventures. I'm grateful for the recipes we shared together... you taught me how to make ravioli, and introduced ritz apple pie? Every taco tuesday you will be in my thoughts. I love and miss you friend, I hope you've found the peace you deserve.
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To my brother

Shared by Krista McPhee on May 30, 2021
What can i say about my brother, he was an amazing man with the best sense of humour. I couldn’t have asked for a better brother or friend. He was there for me on all the important days in my life. He gave me away at my wedding. He came when both my children were born and let me give my youngest son his name. I remember after having my second child i took him out for lunch and asked him if he would be my kids god parent. He kiddingly said “yes but i am not signing up for a football team of kids.”  i will miss our daily chats back and forth. I will see you in my dreams Craig. Love you❤️❤️

Greece 2010

Shared by Nicole Rhéaume on May 30, 2021
I had the pleasure of meeting Craig on a G. Adventures trip in Greece in 2010. It was one of my most memorable trips and what made is great was all the amazing people I met along the way. Craig always had a smile on his face, had positive energy, and was always the fastest hiker. To the day I still do not understand how he hiked an hour faster than me through a canyon in Crete in 40 degree heat. My deepest condolences to his family and friends. I have attached some photos I found of Craig. Rest In Peace.