Frank White Anders

  • Birth 25 Oct 1921 Beaver, Beaver County, Utah, USA
  • Death 7 Mar 2006 San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
  • Plot CBDD 3 32
  • Memorial ID 13662623

ANDERS, FRANK W. Frank White Anders, of San Diego, died March 7, 2006, after a long illness; he was 84. He was born in Beaver, Utah on October 24, 1921 and was raised in Caliente, Nevada. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1942 with a degree in chemistry where he was active in the Cal Band and a member of the Alpha Chi Sigma fraternity. He served in the South Pacific from 1942-45 on the battleship Tennessee as a radar and gunnery officer. After the war he stayed in the Navy heading the Advanced Concepts Division doing research on various aspects of submarine warfare, radar and communications. Following a distinguished Naval career he moved to Greeley, Colorado in 1962 to be with his mother Evelyn, two brothers Robert and Ralph and their families. For the next 20 years in Greeley he was a professor of mathematics also teaching classes in computer science, environmental sciences and chess at the University of Northern Colorado. He continued his education accumulating more than 800 credit hours throughout his lifetime and proudly passed on the educational torch to son Mark, professor of geology at Columbia University, N.Y. Following retirement from teaching he moved to San Diego. In retirement he was involved with his son, Vaughan, in a small communications technology company holding a number of patents on electronic devices. While in San Diego he followed his passion playing the trumpet in the Kearny Mesa Concert Band and the Mid-City Community Orchestra. His love of listening and playing music was always with him to the end of his life. Professor Anders was also involved with a prostate cancer group he co-founded researching the various methods of treatment for the disease. The love of his life and his wife of 56 years, Paula Ann Anders, preceded Professor Anders in death in 2002. He is survived by two sons: Mark Hill and his wife Maureen and their two children Paul Egan and Kaelin Helene of Piermont, New York Also, Vaughan Clay and his family Susan Christine Mulholand, and her children Brett Terrell Glasco and Jasmine Riane Mulholand in San Diego. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Informed Prostate Cancer Support Group or the San Diego Hospice. Memorial services will be held at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, April 13th, at 10 a.m., please arrive at 9:30 a.m.Please sign the guest book at obituaries.uniontrib.com
Published in the San Diego Union-Tribune on 3/19/2006.


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  • Created by: Francis McQuesten
  • Added: 19 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13662623
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank White Anders (25 Oct 1921–7 Mar 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13662623, citing Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Francis McQuesten (contributor 46822246) .