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Michael David Frankfurter Obituary
Michael David Frankfurter

Michael David Frankfurter passed away unexpectedly early in the morning on July 7, 2014, at his home in Normandy Park, Washington.

Mike was born in Seattle on November 14, 1944, to Elizabeth (McMillan) and Alroy Frankfurter.

Mike was a graduate of the University of Washington with a BA in Accounting where he met his wife Shary. He also attended

Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

Mike was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) for over 35 years - including 14 years as a Partner at Deloitte. In 1988-92 he was the National Director of Banking Services for Deloitte. He worked other places as a CFO and did financial consulting (Frankfurter Financial).

Mike was a founding director of The Trust Company of Washington.

Mike enjoyed supporting the arts. He served on the Poncho Board as a VP of Procurement, treasurer and Executive Committee member.

He served on the Board of Cornish College for many years and was currently the Chairman of the Cornish Foundation. He had been treasurer and Executive Committee member of the Seattle Chamber Music Festival.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years Shary, his sister-in-law Kay and husband Duane Frojen of Aberdeen, his aunt Lenora Frankfurter, cousins Robert (Marilyn), Donn, and Gregg (Jean) Franklin, step-mother Grace Wilkinson and step-brother Joe Butcher.

Mike was hardworking, caring and honest. He enjoyed attending movies, eating dinner out with friends and playing with all the latest new-tech gadgets and he had them all. Mike enjoyed all sports, but his favorite sport was football. He especially enjoyed watching the Seahawks at Centurylink Stadium and the Huskies at Husky Stadium with long-time friends, Michael and Margie Alhadeff.

A private celebration of his life is being planned.

Mike, you are loved

and will be missed.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cornish College 1000 Lenora Street - Seattle, WA 98121 or to a .
Published in The Seattle Times on July 20, 2014
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