William Stanton M.D.
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William Weber Stanton, Jr., M.D. February 14, 1943 - November 1, 2018 Dr. Bill passed away after a brief illness. He leaves Mary, his wife of 52 years; his children, Laura (Darren Carson), Jack (Karen Honda); grandchildren, Taylor, Wyatt, Lily and Chase; his cousin, John Avery; and his golden, Zack. Dr. Bill was a proud L.B. Poly alum. He went on to graduate Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College, then earned his M.D. from UCSF, followed by internship at UCSD and residency at UCI. He served 2 years in the Army Medical Corp at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland. The family returned to Long Beach, where he joined his father at Obispo Medical Clinic and became the 3rd generation Dr. Stanton, caring for patients. Dr. Bill loved the White Mountains of Arizona, the Sunlight Basin of Wyoming, sailing to Catalina as well as the many travels to the 4 corners of the world. He delighted in sharing his love of history with the family, especially the little known facts to make a castle or battlefield come alive. Bill was also passionate about the daily crosswords and a good game of bridge. He will be missed. Please sign the guestbook at www.presstelegram.com/obits

Published in Press-Telegram from Dec. 9 to Dec. 11, 2018.
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February 19, 2021
Dr. Stanton was a wonderful doctor. He saved my life when no one else could. I loved him dearly.
February 1, 2021
I have just learned of Bill's passing and am greatly saddened by the news. Bill was a close friend and valued colleague during our 2 years together as surgeons in the Army at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Had the situations in our lives been different, we might well have practiced together after leaving the service. My sincere condolences to Mary, Laura, and Jack.
Alan Abrams
December 10, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Jean and Dr Steve Graham
November 30, 2020
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Dr Bill. He and his brother and father became our family Drs after we moved to Long Beach in 1945. They remained our family Drs until we moved away in 1982. They removed appendix, delivered babies. Set broken arms as well as many other ailments. I have thought so often how they were such an integral part of our family. What great human beings they all were.
Judy Peterson Hardy
September 20, 2020
Mary we are so sorry to read about Bill.
He was a wonderful Doctor and friend!
Our prayers are with you and your family
Stay healthy !! Our love
Dr and Mrs StephenGraham
Jean Barrett Graham
February 2, 2019
Les and Marlene Asch
December 11, 2018

So sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time

Debbie Holland
December 10, 2018
Geraldine Knatz
December 10, 2018
Dear Mary,
With heartfelt sympathy for
the loss of your wonderful
husband of 52 years.
Jane Newcomb Mouw
December 9, 2018
Mary, I'm so sorry to read about Bill. May he Rest In Peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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