Stanley Clifford Becker, MD

Stanley Clifford Becker, MD    February 9, 2018   beloved father and father-in-law of Karen (James) Launis of Franklinton, NC; dear brother and brother-in-law of the late Dorothy Becker and the late Leonard (Susannah) Becker; dear uncle of Robin Rooks, Lori Becker, Darrow Becker and Aimi Medina; greatest thanks to dearest friends Claudia Buschmeyer and Joanne Cronin, who provided loving support for many years; and to the staff at Mari de Villa during his time of declining health.

Dr. Becker was a pioneer in cataract surgery and author and researcher of glaucoma medicine, dedicating his life to the care and welfare of his patients and conducting his private practice into his late 80’s. He received BS, MS, and PhD degrees from Washington University and his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School, serving on the staff of Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences for over 50 years.

Graveside service Tuesday, February 13th 11:30 AM at Beth Hamedrosh Hagodol Cemetery 9125 Ladue Road. Memorial contributions preferred to the charity of your choice. Please visit for more information.