Gerald Paul Stannard
Sunset on March 17, 2017 in Hope, BC at the age of 66 years.
Sunset on August 30, 1950 in Spokane, Washington
Gerry is survived by his wife Dinah Hnetka-Stannard, children; Oliver (Danica) Stannard, Savannah Stannard, Erika (Chris) Webber, Angela (Philip) Twizell-Jackson and seven grandchildren; Athena, Gabriel, Lila, Jacob, Sofia, Tucker and Amelia. He is also survived by his brothers Fred and Bill, sister Marilyn and numerous friends. He was predeceased by his first wife Raelyn, brother Bobbi; sister Nancy, father Louis and mother Marjorie. A Memorial Service will be held at a date and time to be later announced. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes you to consider a memorial donation to be made in Gerry’s name to YouchCare (care for homeless youth), 2500 NE 54th Street, Seattle, Washington, USA 98105 website: www.youthcare.org or The American Civil Liberties Union, #630-901 Fifth Ave., Seattle, Washington, USA 98164 website: www.aclu.org.donate. Gerry served his country in Viet Nam, with the 101st Airborne. He was a scholar, philosopher and teacher, lover of nature and of mother earth. Gerry’s life was his family. He loved them with his heart and soul.
Soar with eagles; you will forever be a piece of our hearts. “Did I ever tell you, you were my hero?”