Craig & Maureen Booth

Dr. Craig Lang Booth

Dr. Craig Lang Booth is a fifth generation resident of St. George. He graduated from Dixie High School, Dixie Junior College, the University of Utah, and the University of Utah Medical School. After a two-year residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, he returned to St. George where he served the community as a general practitioner and affectionately earned the nickname of “Doc Booth.” He later became the first medical director of Dixie Regional Medical Center and president of the medical staff.

In 1994, Craig was named Utah Doctor of the Year for his work as a general practitioner. At the same time, he volunteered with local organizations and taught physiology at Dixie College for almost 20 years. Accompanied by his wife, he served as the president of the Arizona Phoenix Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Today, “Doc Booth” has practiced medicine for more than 40 years, has delivered over 2,500 babies, holds a private pilot license and has hiked “The Subway” in Zion National Park over 120 times. He and his wife Maureen have 5 children and 14 grandchildren together.

 

Maureen Haslam Booth

Maureen Haslam Booth was born in Salt Lake City and moved to St. George with her family when she was young. Maureen graduated from Dixie High School and Dixie Junior College where she met and married her husband, Craig. Maureen loved being a stay-at-home mom, and still found time to be involved in her community. She was appointed to serve on the Dixie College Board of Trustees, and eventually served has Chairman of the Board where she earned the nickname “The Iron Lady” for her determination and grit. As chairman she played an important role in establishing Dixie as a four-year college.

After her children were grown, Maureen went back to school and earned a bachelor’s in art and English from Southern Utah University. Her passion for art lead her paintings to be showcased in events all over southern Utah, and she even opened her own art studio. She served alongside her husband as he presided as president of the Arizona Phoenix Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She and her husband have 5 children and 14 grandchildren together.