NICHOLAS FROST 46, of Santa Fe, New Mexico died peacefully on September 25th after a brief illness. Beloved husband of Elsa Kloess, son of Evie and the late Tom Frost of Brookline, Massachusetts, Nick had been a New Mexico resident since 1994. Proprietor/Chief Engineer of Datamender, LLC, Nick was a fearless and brilliant provider of information technology consulting to a number of New Mexico clients including: The National Center for Genome Resources, The Santa Fe Institute, Bioneers and The Bicycle Technologies Corporation. Known for his professional and personal willingness to analyze and solve problems, Nick was a thoughtful and independent spirit, with an extraordinary sense of humor. He had a wide range of friends & interests. He was especially passionate about ham radio, his classic rock music collection, and exploring new worlds. Nick is survived by his devoted wife, Elsa; his mother, Evie Frost; his sisters, Lisa Frost of Brookline, Massachusetts and Kitta Frost of Lake Oswego, Oregon. Nick also leaves behind a loving, extended family. A celebration of Nick's life will be held Saturday, October 5th from 3:30-6pm at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Santa Fe, 107 West Barcelona Road. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Saint Elizabeth's Shelter Santa Fe or the Nature Conservancy.