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1950 — 2013 - Obituary Condolences
Robert 'Bob' Frost Obituary
Robert 'Bob' Frost
Oct. 21, 1950 - Oct. 2, 2013

Robert "Bob" Lawrence Frost of Woodland, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco at the age of 62. Bob was born on Oct. 21, 1950 in Fairfield, to Bill and Joan Frost. He attended schools in Suisun and Fairfield while growing up on his family's cattle ranch on Grizzly Island. Bob was active in FFA and showed cattle at local fairs while in high school. He graduated from Armijo High School in 1968.
Bob went to college at Sierra College and Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo where he graduated in 1974 with a degree in crop science. He worked as a pest control adviser for 39 years. He worked for Barber Rowland Co. for many years. He went to work for Agriform/The Tremont Group in 1995, where he was employed until the time of his passing.
Bob was active in senior softball and basketball programs in Woodland. He coached his daughters in girls fastpitch softball programs for many years. Bob was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed spending time at the family home in Lake Almanor. Bob had a happy life, a positive outlook and always had a smile on his face. He was a quiet man with a great sense of humor and a strong sense of integrity. He will be greatly missed.
Bob is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Diane. He is also survived by his daughters Leslie Lavender (Mike) of Sacramento and Karli Kolb (Robbie) of Woodland, brothers Jim Frost (Connie) of Davis and Mike Frost of Suisun. He is also survived by grandchildren Hailey and Wyatt Lavender; and mother-in-law Ruth Gilbert. He was preceded in death by his parents Bill and Joan Frost.
A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the Woodland Community & Senior Center, 2001 East St., Woodland. Graveside services will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in memory of Robert Frost be made to support the research of doctors Michael Mann and Thierry Jahan at UCSF. Please make checks out to the UCSF Foundation and on the memo line or an accompanying piece of paper, write "Robert Frost Memorial." Contributions can be sent to UCSF c/o Sarah Krumholz, P.O. Box 45339, San Francisco, 94145-0339. Donations can also be made to the Woodland Healthcare Foundation.
Published in Daily Democrat from Oct. 6 to Oct. 27, 2013
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