Oct. 10, 1954 – Jan. 9, 2013

Craig A. Rath of Cheektowaga, the owner of a landscaping, lawn care and snowplowing business, died Wednesday in Sisters Hospital. He was 58.

Born in Buffalo, he was a graduate of Maryvale High School. He was former employee of Arcata Graphics and owner of Tee Shirts & Stuff for more than a decade.

In 1996, Mr. Rath started C&R Landscaping on Genesee Street.

He also collected antiques and was a volunteer firefighter with West End Hose Company in Depew.

He is survived by a daughter, Chelsea; a son, Tyler; his parents, Albert and June; a sister, Sharon Smith; a brother, Robert; and his longtime companion, Angela Lindner.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Monday in Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, 4125 Union Road, Cheektowaga.