Traverse City Record-Eagle


October 23, 2013

Craig Len VanSice

TUCSON, Ariz. — Craig Len VanSice, age 57, a resident of Tucson, Ariz., and formerly of Bellaire, died at the Northwest Medical Center in Tucson on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.

Craig was born July 22, 1956, in Bellaire, to the late Harold and Maxine (Bailey) VanSice. In 1974, Craig graduated from Bellaire High School. On Aug. 18, 1979, he married Debra Lenore Biehl, also of Bellaire. After their marriage, they made their home in Arizona.

Preceding Craig in death were his mother, Maxine (Bailey) VanSice; father, Harold VanSice; and father-in-law, Harold M. Biehl.

Surviving are Craig’s wife, Debra of Tucson; brother, David (Jamie) of Bellaire; sister, Leora Hughes of Pleasant Valley; mother-in-law, Bernice Biehl of Bellaire; sister-in-law, Sharon (John) Donovan of Milwaukie, Ore.; and brother-in-law, Harold Biehl of Hudson, Mich.

Graveside memorial services at Lakeview Cemetery in Bellaire will be scheduled for July of 2014 with details being announced later by the family. Memorials may be directed to the Casa de la Luz Hospice in Tucson, Ariz., by logging onto: or phoning (520) 544-9890.

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