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.
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.