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Craig S. Maloney

Berkley, MI

September 13, 1971 - April 2, 2024

Craig S. Maloney Obituary

Craig S. Maloney age 52 of Madison Heights formerly of Royal Oak, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at his residence with his family at his side.

Craig was born in Royal Oak, Michigan on September 13, 1971. He was the son of Gary and Sharon Maloney. He graduated from Bishop Foley High School in 1989 and earned his bachelor’s degree from Hope College in1993. He married JoDee Baker in Royal Oak, Michigan on May 17, 2003.

Craig was an Open-Source Software developer for thirty years until his retirement. He wrote a book entitled The Mediocre Programmer, was a member of Mt. Clemens Juggling Club, and a Percussionist. Craig was very active in the Ubuntu Michigan Loco Group, a board member of the Michigan Users Group, PyOhio, and was a founding member of Coffee House Coders Royal Oak. He was also a very active member of the Fediverse, specifically Mastadon, and was a contributor to David Revoy’s Pepper and Carrot Wiki. He was also thrilled to be a part of his idol Chris Crawford’s interactive story telling group.

Surviving is his wife JoDee of 20 years; parents, Gary and Sharon Maloney; brother-in-law, Stephen (Chris) Baker; sister-in-law, Sarah Baker and a niece, Samantha Baker. He was also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and his cat, Pixel.

Visitation will be at Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home 2125 Twelve Mile Road in Berkley, (two blocks west of Woodward Avenue) Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 3pm to 7 pm. Family and friends will share memories at 5:30 pm. Craig’s sharing of memories will be livestreamed. You can go to the Sawyer-Fuller Funeral Home website around 5:30 pm Saturday and access it from there. If you have any questions or problems finding the livestream you can call the funeral home and we can assist you.

Mr. Maloney will be cremated according to his wishes.

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