Deceased March 2, 2020

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In Memory

Frank was born March 9, 1934, in Lewiston, Maine, and died in Exeter, N.H., March 2, 2020, after a brief illness. He came to Amherst from Phillips Exeter Academy. He was a member of the Lord Jeff Club and a math major. Frank rowed crew all four years and co-captained senior year. He earned master’s degrees in mathematics from both Yale (1957) and Bowdoin (1964).

In 1965, he married Lois Marilyn McGee, and they had two children, Timothy and Cynthia, and two grandchildren, Sarah and Katie Morgan of Auburn, Maine. Following military service, Frank taught mathematics at Exeter for 48 years, retiring in 2007. He served on many faculty committees, headed the mathematics department and was director of student activities for many years. He particularly enjoyed coaching crew.

Frank and Lois lived 40 years in Exeter and, beginning in 2005, at RiverWoods Exeter, a CCRC of which he was one of the founding trustees. Many summers and vacations were spent at the house he helped build in Jackson, N.H.

Frank enjoyed numerous extracurricular activities but never had nearly enough time for them: photography, hiking, camping, rowing, canoeing/poling. He sang with two choral groups. He was a registered Maine guide. Frank loved travel. His favorite places included Austria, the Isles of Shoals, Holland, Iceland, the Yukon (Liard River), Alaska (Kongakut River), the Grand Canyon and the Galapagos. Favorite Maine rivers included the Allagash, St. John, St. Croix and Marsh Stream in Belfast. He visited Baxter State Park on many occasions to camp, hike and sit for hours on the rock at the far end of Sandy Stream Pond, watching for moose.

Frank was predeceased by his son, Timothy (2007), and by his wife, Lois (2009).

You made your world a better place, Frank. You are missed by all you touched.

Peter Levison ’56