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Bills, Francis A.
Passed away on November 25, 2013, at age 80. Francis, "Fran" Bills was a dedicated and loving husband, father, grandfather and brother to his family. He is survived by his wife Lois and their two sons, Aaron and Allan and their families as well as his brothers and sister. Born in Binghamton, New York, Fran served in the Navy during the Korean conflict, then entered college and married Lois. Later, he was awarded a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Arizona and taught at Marquette University in Wisconsin. In 1978, the family returned to Scottsdale where he pursued a successful real estate career. He retired in 1998 spending time enjoying his family, travel, and the family cats. A man of conscience and courage, the world is better because he dwelt upon it. A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, December 14, 2013 at Messinger Indian School Mortuary, 7601 E. Indian School Road in Scottsdale with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to ( or the Arizona Humane Society (

Published in The Arizona Republic on Dec. 1, 2013
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