Frank Laurence
1942 - 2018
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Frank Laurence

Hamilton, MT - Frank M. Laurence, aged 75, died peacefully in his sleep on November 5, 2018 in Hamilton, Montana, where he lived the last fifteen years.

Frank was born on Christmas Eve, 1942, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended Withrow High School, was a graduate of Yale University, received his MFA from the University of Pennsylvania, and his Phd in English from the University of Toronto.

In his lifetime, he was a college professor, scholar and author, historian, biographer, critic, playwright, screenwriter, and a beloved fifth-grade teacher at Cincinnati Country Day School. He was also an accomplished music scholar and musician, and played violin and viola with the Missoula Symphony Orchestra and other ensembles across the country and the years. He is survived by his son Michael, daughter Valerie, beloved wife Sarah and her son Marcus, step-son Thaddeus, step-daughter Sherri, and three grandsons, Emerson, Jude, and Dashiell.

"Upon Another Shore, and In a Greater Light."

A memorial is being planned for Spring, 2019.

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Published in Kentucky Enquirer on Jan. 20, 2019.
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December 12, 2020
I was shocked by the sad news. I have been searching for your news since we lost contact more than 15 years ago. Your smile remains in my mind all the time.

Hope you still enjoy your violin, your writing...
September 18, 2020
I’m so sorry to hear this. Frank was such a nice man. He was fascinating to talk to, always interested and knowledgeable in so many subjects. I am sure he will be missed by many. Condolences to his family.
Christie Crawford
February 20, 2019
a sad morning in sunny Madrid.
I have been Google seaching you since we lost contact in the late 90s; only to discover this information sad news this very morning.

see you on the other side.....cheers mate
john Romano
January 22, 2019
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