OCEAN ISLE BEACH — Daniel Cory Krawiec, 67, formerly of Greensboro, passed away Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice LifeCare Center, Bolivia, with his family by his side.
Dan was born Feb. 14, 1953, in Endicott, New York, to the late Eugene Charles Krawiec Sr. and Doris MacCaine Krawiec. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by much-loved grandmother, Clara MacCaine; uncle, Douglas MacCaine; sister, Rose Harvell; brother, Eugene Charles Krawiec Jr.; stepfather, Larry Harvell; and stepbrother, David Krawiec.
Dan proudly served in the U.S. Army and later graduated from Rutledge College and Jefferson College. He had distinguished career, primarily serving in senior leadership roles in the home furnishings industry, before retiring from the High Point Department of Parks & Recreation. Dan kept busy serving in various positions in neighborhood homeowners’ associations, starting walking groups and lending a hand whenever needed by friends and neighbors. He was an avid gardener, excelling in horticulture, and always happy to share help and advice. Dan was also a passionate fisherman who loved being on the water with his friends and sharing photos of his catch.
Surviving are his loving wife of 32 years, Carol Jean Krawiec; two sons, Danny Krawiec, and his wife, Jennifer, of Hickory, Drew Krawiec and partner Milan Kue of Chester, South Carolina; grandchildren, Matthew, Mary and Anna Krawiec; brothers, Raymond Krawiec, and his wife, Joyce, of Kernersville and Paul Krawiec, and his wife, Cynthia, of Charlotte; sisters, Delores Lawrence of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Patricia Krawiec of Conway, South Carolina, and Sally Littleton of Sophia; sister-in-law, Darlene Krawiec of Lancaster, South Carolina; stepbrother, Lee Raine Harvell, and his wife, Lou, of Greensboro; stepsisters, Lisa Williams, and her husband, Steve, of Franklinville, and Linda Zimmerman, and her husband, Mike, of Greensboro; as well as his lifelong best friend, Danny Basham of Palm Bay, Florida. He is also survived by his beloved bird “Pretty Boy,” a peach-faced African lovebird that Dan rescued while working in High Point.
A celebration of life service will be announced in the near future.
The family requests, with gratitude, that donations in Dan’s memory be made to the Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Center, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422.
Share online condolences with the family at Michael J. Fulwood Funeral Service Licensee.