Stanley Michael Woolf, 70 years young, passed away on May 10, 2019, in Dixie Regional Hospital. He was born Aug. 29, 1948, in Whittier, California, to Evelyn and Tobias Woolf. Stanley was happily married to Jacqueline Summers Woolf for 45 years. They were married on Dec. 13, 1974, in California.
Stanley started his career when he was drafted into the United States Army and served as a medic. He earned two degrees in politics and sociology, which shaped his life. He became a probation officer for Los Pinos Boys Camp in California for 29 years, where he instructed and changed the lives of many young boys. He was the OCEA union president. He fought tirelessly for increased retirement benefits for his colleagues and succeeded.
Stanley loved the outdoors, gardening, power walking, kayaking and spoiling his grandchildren.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jacqueline Summers Woolf; six grandchildren, Bethany Hurst, Seth Hurst, Ethan Woolf, Isaac Woolf, Aidan Woolf and Mayah Woolf; four children Anna Hurst, David Woolf, Lance Hurst and Shannon Woolf.
He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Kristy Woolf.
The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses of Dixie Regional Hospital. Special thanks to Dr. Haslem, Dr. McGiff, Dr. Lin and Dr. Reese for your shared love, optimism and expertise.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Celebration of Stanley’s life will be held on Saturday, June 1, at 11 a.m. at St. George Cremation Garden at 1777 South Dixie Drive, St. George, Utah.
Family and friends are invited to share tributes at Serenity Funeral Home online.
Arrangements and memorial tree planting by the Cremation Center of Southern Utah, 435-986-2085.