Carl R Stannard physics professor emeritus and devoted father passed away March 16, 2020. He is predeceased by his wife L Gay Stannard (October 28, 2011). He is survived by 2 sons Kent Stannard (Grant Day), and Ross Stannard (Loraine Harkin), 2 grandchildren Rowan Stannard, and Kaitlyn Stannard, 2 brothers John Stannard and Kent Stannard (Barbara Stannard),and many nephews and nieces. He earned his PHD in physics at Cornell University and taught at SUNY Binghamton for over 30 years. He is a mind that will be missed by many. Often he was recognized at many elementary schools with liquid nitrogen to educate and entertain children. He wanted others to benefit from his knowledge. He loved to read and frequently write about science and politics. He also found the site for the Kopernik Observatory in Vestal.
A memorial service will be held July 24, 2020 at the Northminster Presbyterian Church in Endwell. Details as to the time will be announced in the near future.
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