At Princeton he majored in the School of Public and International Affairs, was business editor of The Daily Princetonian, and was a member of Quadrangle Club. Stan left Princeton after his junior year to return to Canada and graduate from Trinity College of the University of Toronto. He then earned a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University in Toronto. He also did summer stints in the Navy reserves of both the U.S.and Canada.
Stan practiced law as a partner or associate at Owen Dickey Stevenson; Ivey and Dowler; Stevenson, Evans, and Polishuk; Blake, Cassels & Graydon; and Ontario Hydro. He specialized in construction, engineering, and municipal law and received a Queen’s Counsel appointment in 1974. Over the years, he served as chair of the London Motor Club and worked as a volunteer for the Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario and the Metropolitan Ontario Boys and Girls Club. He was also an active member of the Kiwanis Club in several cities.
Stan is survived by his second wife, Louise Dawson; five children; two stepchildren; and 10 grandchildren.