Another sorry story to report to you. Stephen was one of the original members of Punahou74 and stayed with us through eighth grade. His obituary appeared in the Rutland Herald and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Thanks to Mike Mikasa for alerting me to this story.
STEPHEN MILBANK SPALDING Was born on November 12, 1955, in Honolulu, Hawaii to Nancy and Charles Spalding and died on August 31, 2015 in Rutland VT, with family and friends at his side.
He was a fifth generation descendant of Amos Starr and Juliet Montague Cooke, who founded the forerunner of Punahou School, the oldest private school west of the Rocky Mountains. His maternal grandparents were Jeremiah and Katherine Milbank of New York.
He attended high school at Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts where he captained the Squash Team. He graduated from Lewis and Clark College in Oregon.
He lived in Idaho and Vermont where he made many friends. A lifelong athlete and racquet sports enthusiast, he enjoyed numismatics and collected fine art. He was known for his great sense of humor and quick wit.
Stephen was associated for more than 25 years with Spring Lake Ranch in Cuttingsville, Vermont.
He is survived by a brother, Charles Cooke Spalding Jr, his step mother Joan Spalding, step brother Chip Westly, niece Kim Wasserman, nephews Tyler and Craig Spalding, a grandniece, Allyna Spalding, and grandnephew Logan Spalding. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to The Boys and Girls Club or The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.