Craig Rasmussen graduated from Brigham Young University in 1965 with a bachelor's degree in communications - advertising emphasis. He served in the Utah National Guard 144th Evac. Hospital and worked as a manager at JCPenny for over 30 years. After retiring from JCPenny, Rasmussen worked for the Jordan School District as a Transportation Coordinator. His volunteer hours involved dressing as Santa Claus for students on his buses, and serving as the Draper Heritage Committee chairman.
Rasmussen was born on February 2, 1939, to Welden Andrus "Sonne" Rasmussen and Ramona Leak Rasmussen, in Murray, Utah. He married Joy Ham on September 8, 1961 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Rasmussen passed away January 1, 2014.