- May 25, 1945 - January 13, 2017
- Salinas, California
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Phil Stanley "Stan" Wood
May 25, 1945 ~ January 13, 2017
Corral de Tierra
Stan Wood died on January 13, 2017 at the age of 71. Born in Sierra Madre, California and raised in Long Beach, CA, he ran a successful coin laundry business called Coin Meter West. Stan was a member of the Long Beach Yacht Club, the Tuna Club, and Rotary Club. He enjoyed skiing and sailing in his younger years, and even participated in the Transpac sailing race to Honolulu in 1979. He enjoyed taking his family to Catalina on his boat "The Reel One."
In 1988, Stan purchased 40 acres in Corral De Tierra, California, moving there full time in 1999. He began a "retirement" job of growing lavender on the property which he turned into a thriving business, Purple Pastures Lavender Farm.
Stan is survived by his wife of 42 years, Bette; his children, Todd, Allison and Amy and four grandchildren. He will also be missed by his faithful Bernese mountain dog, Boadie, who has been by his side the past six years.
Stan served in the Marine Corps Reserves for six years, based in Camp Pendleton. He forever respected our armed forces and would appreciate assisting them and their families. Therefore, in lieu of flowers, please send donations to assist wounded warriors via the Semper Fi Fund, https://semperfifund.org/donate/
Arrangements under the direction of The Paul Mortuary, Pacific Grove, CA.