IRVINGTON—Stuart Barwise, 54, general manager of the Tides Inn, passed away unexpectedly on May 23, 2020, at his home in Irvington.
Stuart was raised in Chelmsford, Mass., and in his 30 years in hotel management lived and worked all over the U.S. In 2019, he moved to Irvington to take on the position of general manager of the Tides Inn.
At the Tides Inn, Stuart was known for his caring and measured leadership and his unwavering positivity. He was deeply involved in the planning and execution of many ongoing and future improvements to the resort. In his short time at the Tides Inn, Stuart became a friend to many and will be sorely missed.
Stuart is survived by his wife, Bibi; sons, Ian and Dylan; beloved granddaughters, Olivia and Liliana, as well as his parents, Stanley and Barbara Barwise and siblings, Sara and Steven.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that a donation in Stuart’s memory to be made to the Kennebunkport Recreation Scholarship Fund, PO Box 566, Kennebunkport, ME 04046.