CAPT John Stanley Baldwin, USN (Retired) (November 2016)

CAPT John Stanley “Stan” Baldwin, age 80, passed away in Castle Rock, Colorado.

Stan was born in Talbatton, Georgia to Harry and Louise Baldwin in 1936. He graduated from Pensacola High School in 1954 and attended Florida State University before joining the U.S. Navy. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy for 30 years. He was a member of the VAW community and also served as a Naval and Military Attache. Stan enjoyed a post-retirement career as a financial advisor. Stan delighted in his lifelong passions of fishing, tennis, and golf.

Stan is survived by his wife, Marjorie Baldwin; his son, John Baldwin and daughter-in-law, Sabine Baldwin; two grandchildren, John and Kristen Baldwin; his cousin, Lynn Boone Kraft; his sister-in-law, Nancy W. Carlson; his brother-in-law by marriage, The Honorable E. Jeffrey Burke; and nieces Brooksley Williams, Meredith Lawler, and Courtney Frazier.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Project Healing Waters ( or PHWFF, PO Box 695, La Plata, MD 20646), in honor of Capt. John Stanley Baldwin, USN. Project Healing Waters is an organization dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings.

Alternatively, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado, 455 Sherman Street, Suite 500, Denver, CO 80203 (

The family wishes to extend its gratitude to the caregivers of Assured Assisted Living and Suncrest Hospice for their compassionate support in Stan’s final days.

CAPT John Stanley Baldwin, USN (Retired) (November 2016)