Deceased October 2, 2017
Graduated Amherst College Class of 1950. Upon graduation, entered the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and retired honorably with the rank of commander. Survived by his loving wife, Janet Canfield; his sons W.O. #4 Frank Stoecker, U.S. Coast Guard, Don (Skip) Denton Canfield Ill (wife Kathy, grandchildren Hayley, Heather, Kelly and Reece) and Barrett Canfield (wife Liz, grandchildren Lily, Grace, Jane and Rhodes) and a daughter Betsy Canfield (and partner Andrew Hunt).
Resided in Sarasota, Fla., formerly a long time resident of Port Washington, N.Y., and a member of Manhasset Bay Yacht Club. He was an avid sailor, accomplished salesman and loved by all.