February 7, 2023

Industry pioneer Fox dies at age 62

Produce packaging pioneer Craig Fox has died at age 62. Fox, executive vice president at Fox Packaging, died on Feb. 1 after an illness.

Fox served the produce industry for more than four decades in his family’s business, founded in 1962.

Craig Fox died on Feb. 1 at age 62. Photo: Provided

After graduating from Texas Christian University, he joined his father, Kenneth Fox, and brother, L. Keith Fox, as a sales executive in 1982.

Focused on customer relationships, Fox brought a personal approach to partnerships, according to a news release from the company.

“Craig’s individual boldness won both the trust and friendship of brand owners; his charisma made him a beloved industry figure whose charm was directly reflected in the growth of the organization,” Fox Packaging said in a statement.

Based in McAllen, Texas, Fox Packaging provides packaging solutions across North and South America for the bakery, firewood and seafood industries.

Craig Fox is survived by his wife, Nyssa; daughter, Ashlee; two sons, Jacob and Dylan, who both continue his legacy within the organization; and four grandchildren.

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