January 1, 1928 ~ January 31, 2003
James A. Cross, 75, passed away January 31, 2003. Survived by his children, Michelle of Denver, Andrew of Atlanta, Georgia, and Lisa of Craig, Alaska; siblings, Catherine Cross of Windsor, Colorado, Charles V. Cross of El Dorado, Kansas, Bette Becker of Sun City West, Arizona, Carol Landrum of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, and Linda Shepherd of Pueblo; and 8 grandchildren. James was born January 1, 1928, in Virgil, Kansas. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. James graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from University of Denver in 1949 and a Master's Degree from San Jose State College in 1959. His distinguished career consisted of being a teacher, principal and superintendent of schools throughout Colorado, California and Alaska. He was also an administrator for several community organizations. At his request, there will be no viewing or services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Interment will be held at a later date in Virgil, Kansas. Those who desire may make memorials to the Alzheimer's Association through the funeral home.