Saturday, October 21st, 2006
Thomas L. Criblez, 61, of Fairborn, died the morning of Oct. 19, 2006, at his home following a battle with multiple sclerosis.
He was born June 7, 1945, in Bluffton, to Maurice and Mildred Parker Criblez, who both survive in Bluffton. On Dec. 19, 1965, he married Mary M. Moyer, who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Linda (Arthur) Criblez Higbee, Key Biscayne, Fla., and Sally (Nicolas) Criblez Cannon, Kensington, Md.; a brother, Theodore (Renee), Bluffton; a sister, Ruth (Randall) Wilhelm, Fort Jennings; and a grandson.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Vietnam War. He graduated from Bluffton High School, Ohio State University and held a Ph.D. in animal science with a focus on reproductive physiology from Purdue University.
Private services will be held at a later date. His body was donated to Wright State University for Multiple Sclerosis research.
Contributions can be made to World Wildlife Fund.