Newspaper article Sarasota Herald Tribune

Stanley E. Parker

Newspaper article Sarasota Herald Tribune

Stanley E. Parker

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Parker, Stanley E.

February 20, 1929 - February 8, 2017

Hey Stanley, how was your nap?"

"I don't knowa[128][broken bar]I slept through all of it.

Stanley Parker, chemist, adventurer, friend to all strangers, and joke teller, died peacefully in his sleep on February 8, 2017, a few days before his 88th birthday.

Stanley loved to make people laugh, using almost any means necessary. If you met Stanley, you couldn't forget him-and through his many travels, he left a legacy of memories throughout the globe.

With his altruistic spirit, he spent countless time volunteering and helping others, including working for many summers of his retirement in a Polish orphanage. Even in his last remaining days, he often was found holding hands and comforting distressed fellow patients. …

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