F. Stanton Moyer, Former Trustee
F. Stanton Moyer, W’51, a noted venture capitalist and former Penn Trustee, died on October 7 in Haverford, PA. He was 86 years old.
Mr. Moyer studied corporate finance at Penn’s Wharton School. Throughout his time as an undergraduate, he was a dedicated volunteer, active with organizations such as the Houston Hall Board, the Friars Senior Society, the Mask and Wig Club and the Delta Psi fraternity.
During his career, Mr. Moyer held leadership roles at firms such as Main Line Capital, Mercer Capital Management, Edward Rorer & Co., Eastman Dillon Union Securities and Company, Pennsylvania Merchant Group and Kidder Peabody & Co., where he was recognized as one of the top-producing brokers nationwide. He was a member of the Bond Club of Philadelphia, Financial Analysts of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Securities Association.
At Penn, Mr. Moyer was an Alumni Trustee from 1978-1983, serving on the Budget & Finance and Executive Committees, the Investment Board and the Board of Trustees of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
As his citation as a 1984 recipient of the Alumni Award of Merit proclaimed, Mr. Moyer was a stalwart of the University’s fundraising efforts. He served as a Penn Fund phonathon volunteer; as a member of the Development Steering Committee, the Class of 1951 Gift Committee, the Philadelphia Steering Committee for the Program for the Eighties fundraising campaign and the Alumni Annual Giving Steering Committee; as chairman of Corporate Annual Giving; and as regional chairman of the Alumni Annual Giving program, for which he provided national leadership for 154 annual giving committees working at the local level. Mr. Moyer also served on his class’ reunion committee and the Penn Alumni Board of Directors and was the University’s representative on the board of the Atwater Kent Museum. As a benefactor, he provided support to Athletics, the Penn Fund and the Class of 1951 50th Reunion Project.
Mr. Moyer is survived by his wife, Ann Stovell Moyer; his daughter, Lisa Stewardson, Par’10 (Dana Stewardson); his grandchildren, Ashley, C’10, and Robert Stewardson; and his sister, Dorothy Henchey, and her family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Anthony Foundation (Delta Psi), PO Box 454, Villanova, PA 19085.