Stanwood Anthony Whiteley

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  • " May the God of all comfort strengthen the entire family..."
    - V.C.
  • "Sorry your beautiful life was cut short."
    - tammy mercer
  • "I had the privilege of watching Stanwood go through middle..."
    - Karen Cashen
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7/17/69 - 12/27/14
Stan was born in Juneau at St Ann's Hospital and has lived here most of his life. He attended Juneau Douglas High School and was in Juneau National Guard. He was very proud of his Indian Heritage. He was Humpback Salmon Clan, Raven, NuHit, Kwaaskikwaan.
Stan was a great artist, he inherited his artistic ability from his Dad and Great Grandfather. Stan drew many pictures of Indian Designs. Stan was a happy young boy and loved to go fishing with his Dad. It wasn't until later in life that he became ill. Stan was diagnosed having Pancytopenia and Bone Marrow Virus. Before his illness, Stan worked for many businesses in Juneau, his first job was working for the Juneau Empire, he worked out at Greens Creek, and was assistant cook at several restaurants.
Stan was a great friend to all who knew him. His heart was full of loving kindness, did what he could to help others, a smile, hugs and laughter in spite of his own issues. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Stan is preceded in death by his father George Whiteley & sister Geolanda.
He is survived by his mother, Gertrude Whiteley, brother Gary Buresh (Toni), sister Gail Tippin(Clay), son Demetrius (Nikki), & daughter Nicole Whiteley. His favorite Uncle, Richard (Pat) Hansen, grandson, Eli, and Niece Memory Schmidt.
At his request, there will be no services held.
Published in The Juneau Empire from Jan. 28 to Feb. 26, 2015