Stanford Maxson Alger

By From page A4 | February 01, 2013

Jan. 7, 1926 – Jan. 29, 2013

Stanford Maxson Alger passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 at the age of 87.

Stan was born in Newport, R.I., in 1926 and grew up in Texas. He served in the Navy in the Pacific during World War II. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southern Baptist University and moved to San Diego where he worked in Human Resources.

He met and married the love of his live, Glenna Tucker, and they had three sons. Stan changed to a teaching career , taught 33 years in the San Diego school district mostly at Taft Jr. High and earned a master’s degree in education from Northern Arizona University.

Stan lost Glenna after 27 wonderful years. He remarried Barbara Foulds and they were married 25 years. In 2010 Stan relocated to Davis to live with his son William Alger. He moved to the Californian in Woodland where he resided until his death.

Stan is survived by his sons William Alger of Davis, and John and Robert Alger of San Diego; and his grandchildren Matt, Mark and Lauren Alger of Davis. We love you Grandpa!

There will be a visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Wiscombe Funeral Home, 116 D St. in Davis. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Wiscombe.

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