This tribute was added by Lee Carroll on August 7, 2020
Iloved my little brother very much.We all will miss him very much.

This tribute was added by Cynthia Gross on August 3, 2020
As Carol so aptly stated, I am sorry to have missed knowing Frank. What a tremendous spirit he so generously shared with so many people and places. How blessed you are, Janet, to have known that spirit and to have shared many adventures and accomplishments with this special man.
This tribute was added by Robert White on August 2, 2020
Frank and I both shared an interest in technology and international development and enjoyed talking about some of the projects we had seen and worked in around the world--especially the failures! I read his well researched dissertation on energy and agriculture in Egypt that earned him his Ph.D. at UC Berkeley. His passing is a loss for the development community, and all of us will miss him.

My fondest memory is of Frank taking a nap on our couch in front of the fireplace one Christmas with our little toy poodle, Coco, curled up at his feet. They loved each other! Frank had a special way with animals.

This tribute was added by Gregory Mann on August 2, 2020
So sorry to hear about Frank. He was one smart cookie! I first got to know Frank in Little League baseball, but, not until high school baseball did his baseball talents truly emerge. Our Varsity team in 1966 was, perhaps, the second best team in Fayetteville-Manlius history, much of which could be attributed to Frank. Our team finished the season with a 12-2 record, losing twice to North Syracuse by the slimmest of margins. It just so happened that North Syracuse was # 1 in New York State and amidst a 93 game winning streak. Frank was a really good guy and will be missed by all that knew him.
He certainly left his mark on our world. Sincere condolences to the family.
This tribute was added by Concetta Sava-Cerny on August 1, 2020
I choose to remember Frank like he was before this unforgivable illness, this ultimate injustice, fell upon him. Therefore I go back to the happy parties when you could count on Frank to bring ratatouille, to the Shakespeare festival in Santa Cruz, to his recounts of Egypt, to his love of my friend Janet. The humour and wit they were able to spark together is unforgettable.
Janet, I hope you find solace in those memories. My heart goes out to you as I intuit the magnitude of your loss. Love
This tribute was added by Penrose Jackson on July 30, 2020
I knew Frank "by sight" in high school and in thinking back about those impressions through the fog of time, the only word that came to mind was "eternal." There was a centeredness in him that hinted at eternity. How, then, unsurprising it was to read his remarks from 2003. His life's tracks will, I believe, exist for a long, long time ...
This tribute was added by Yanneka De La Mater on July 29, 2020
Dear Frank, our sweet, compassionate and brilliant prince!

What sadness to be struck by an early, debilitating disease, and to pass away suddenly at a relatively young age!

You had much to offer the world and contributed a lot while you could, and even in your recent, progressive condition, your kindness towards all creatures, furry, feathery and other, and your sense of fun and humour shone through. I loved interacting with you. We found meaningful interaction in unconventional ways, tapping into a less trodden, timeless layer. You touched me deeply, and I grieve your flight from our world.

I remain bewildered at life passing us by so quickly, and soon enough leaving no trace. Yet, yours was a life well-lived, bequeathing a benevolent imprint on those treading the earth in many remote corners you left in better shape than when you came. You are a model of humanity for all of us. And, on a personal level, you remain a bodhisattva imbedded in my heart.

Such an old, kind soul! I wish so much you were still with us, unscathed by the unforgiving illness, enjoying the twilight of your years. I shall remember your lively, all-encompassing and immediate, kind eyes, where keen humour and compassion befriended each other and upheld your temple.

Dear Frank, our loving prince!
You etched a soft, deep, intangible, yet indelible mark in our lives.
With gratitude and sad awe,
from a soul to a soul,
This tribute was added by Carol Williford on July 28, 2020
I'm sorry I never knew Frank before the illness struck. From what I read here and stories from Janet he was an intelligent, gentle, warm, caring being with deep concern for his fellow humans and this planet we inhabit
My heart hurts for Janet.
This world has lost a treasure.
This tribute was added by Rosa Goldman on July 28, 2020
I will miss sweert frank. he loved Nature and animals and was a gentle joy to be around. he helped m3 get my beloved cat Asha. i will miss u sweetie! rosa goldman
This tribute was added by Rosa Goldman on July 28, 2020
It was wonderful hanging out with gentle Frank who loved Nature and animals. He helped me get my beloved cat daughter Asha which i am eternally gratetful for. when i visited hm in his abole a year ago he was still smiling and i know remembered me. bye, sweetie. rosa goldman
This tribute was added by Nina Council on July 27, 2020
I am so sorry to hear that my dear freind Janethas lost her love,  dear Frank. i met him only several times, but felt him to be a knowledgeable, intelligent, curious, life love man.  He showed me real kindness involved in a few social events.  i see that many respected, and cared for this man, he will be missed by many.   Nina Council, Ashland Oregon
This tribute was added by Camilla Daniels on July 27, 2020
As Wayne Woodrow"Woody" Hayes said, "You can only pay forward."
Frank spent a lifetime doing that. Thank you.
This tribute was added by Andrew Washo on July 27, 2020
This tribute was added by Andrew Washo on July 27, 2020
will miss you , time passes so very fast , DREW WASHO
This tribute was added by Nancy White on July 27, 2020
I knew Frank through high school and got to know him better the year of our 20th reunion. He was always one of the smartest people I've known, caring, helpful and always curious and learning. Frank made the world a better place in so many ways. He devoted his life to this. Rest in peace, Frank. Nancy
This tribute was added by Ann Breihan on July 27, 2020
Wonderful that his life was so well lived!
Ann Whitney Breihan
This tribute was added by Janet Sonntag on July 23, 2020
From Christopher Perry
I think of each of you and the picture that comes to mind is from 1966, and so it is with Frank. Great smile, funny and good at everything. He was sure glad to leave Manlius Military Academy, if memory serves me correctly, and join our class. Frank was bright, accomplished and lots of fun. I remember when I saw him maybe a year after graduation and he had bought a hearse to ride around in...beat rent! I wish I knew more about his career, but the types of accomplishments spelled good things for many people. What a blessing to say about a person. Frank, I enjoyed talking to you two reunions ago, and will miss you.
Requiescat in pace.

– Chris

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This tribute was added by Janet Sonntag on July 23, 2020
Sorry to hear about Frank - he was in a tough spot. My thoughts go all the way back to FM Little League. There were only 3 10 year olds that made the Major League, Dick Shanahan, Frank Carroll and me. Frank and I were on the same team.
He's in a better place now.
Duncan Hamilton
This tribute was added by Janet Sonntag on July 21, 2020
From Ana Cruz
We are so sorry to hear that Frank no longer is with us! Tears came to Teresa’s eyes and her nose turned red. She was emotional for a few moments. I am glad to know you were close to him his last days, and I can´t help but think how soothing and comforting that was to him. I understand how much Frank meant to you, and I am sure he was very happy with you as you were with him. I still remember the first time I met both of you, over dinner in a nice restaurant in San Francisco, in 2009, also with aunt Ruth. He looked so smart then, had an intelligent and fun conversation and he was very kind to me. He was a fun person to be with. I also remember how funny and sweet he was to Teresa and that she liked to hang around him. They got along well!

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