William Peter Frank
November 22, 1945 - September 20, 2015
William (Bill) Peter Frank died on Sunday 20 September 2015 at the age of 69.
Dr. Frank was Curator of Hispanic, Cartographic, and Western Historical Manuscripts at the Huntington Library in Pasadena, CA, a position he held for almost three decades. Earlier, Bill received a Bachelors and Doctorate in History at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Dr. Frank had a lifelong passion for the study and preservation of the history of Western Europe, California, and cartography. He also had an enduring love of travel and his children.
He is survived by his son, Richard William Frank, and daughter, Christina Louise Bradfield. A memorial service will be held at Forest Lawn (Hollywood Hills) on Saturday September 26 at 3pm.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sept. 24 to Sept. 25, 2015