John McIntyre Stanford, Ph.D., 53, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 7, 2014. Dr. Stanford was a professor of Astronomy and Physics at Concordia University Texas.
He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Stacey; two daughters, Sarah and Rachel; mother, Robin Stanford of Houston, TX; sister, Ann Pence and her family. He is preceded in death by his father, Dr. John Paul Stanford, Jr. of Houston, TX, and his brother, Stanley Gill Stanford, also of Houston.
Services will be held at Holy Word Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas, on Friday at 2 p.m., March 14, 2014.
A memorial fund to benefit his daughters has been set up at Bank of America in his wife's name, Stacey L. Stanford. Please reference account number **** **** 2842.
Obituary and memorial guestbook available online at www.wcfish.com
Published in Austin American-Statesman from Mar. 14 to Mar. 15, 2014