Born in St. Paul, Fred graduated from the U of Minnesota and served in WWII
. He married Ruth Currier in 1946 and began a long career in Federal Service retiring in 1979. He was an accomplished wood worker, golfer, and ice skater. He volunteered with Troop 80 Boy Scouts in Amarillo and at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. There will be a private memorial service. Donations can be made to the Museum of Nature and Science.