Marvin Craig Sandin, 65, passed away on March 12, 2023, at Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. He was born in Des Moines, the son of Marvin and Anna Belle (Gardner) Sandin on August 1, 1957.

Craig graduated from Hoover High School in 1975. He attended Iowa State University and graduated from Drake University. He worked as an assistant to camp director, Ray Pugh, at the Boone Y Camp. Craig taught at St Pius X in Des Moines and for the Hubbard Radcliffe school district in Hubbard. He enjoyed many things. Craig loved to wear hats, fiddle with things, build and tinker, dream, play and enjoyed being with good friends. He was fascinated by technology, science, the stars, weather and storms, feats of strength, original works of art, movies, music, books, nature and animals.

Craig is survived by his sister, Joyrene (Doug) Perkins and their children, Matt Perkins, Laurene (Noah) Foreman and Mark (Cassi) Perkins. Along with a host of other family and friends.

A private graveside service will take place on Monday, March 20, 2023 at Highland Memory Gardens in Des Moines. Memorial services will take place following at 11:00 a.m., at Urban Heights Covenant Church, 7605 Aurora Ave., in Urbandale, Iowa

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Urban Heights Covenant Church in loving memory of Craig.

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