Former Alaska resident Stanley B. Porter died Friday, June 20, 2003, at his daughter's home in Watertown, N.Y. He was 66.
No services are planned. His body will be donated to science.
Mr. Porter was born Nov. 28, 1936 in Wendell, Idaho, the son of Don and Winona Gilmore Porter. He graduated from Fairbanks High School and received a bachelor's degree in business from Alaska Methodist University in Anchorage.
He served in the Marines from Aug. 26, 1958 to Aug. 25, 1961. He received the good conduct medal and was honorably discharged as a lance corporal.
Mr. Porter married Patricia E. Cummings on June 23, 1963 in Fairbanks.
He worked as an air traffic controller for 20 years, retiring in 1993 from the Federal Aviation Administration in Homer. He was a member of the Civil Air Patrol and was a bush pilot.
Mr. Porter is survived by his wife, Patricia E. Porter of Kenai, two daughters and sons-in-law, Larrisa Cummings and Patrick Carney of Anchorage and T. Lynn and Del Porter of Watertown; four grandchildren; one brother, Don. G. Porter of Honolulu, Hawaii; one sister, Marilyn Bell and her husband Ken of Niagara Falls, N.Y.; one aunt; one uncle; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Arrangements were made by Cummings Funeral Service of Watertown, N.Y.
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