Frank L. Lanza
December 5, 1930 - October 27, 2018
Frank L. Lanza passed away at his home on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the age of 87.
Frank was born in San Francisco on December 5, 1930 to Anthony and Tonina Lanza. He graduated from San Mateo High School and then enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. Following his service in the military, he attended Art Center School of Design and graduated in 1957 with a BFA in Illustration.
He ran a successful freelance design/illustration studio in San Francisco and in 1972, he went on to teach at the Academy of Art University for 43 years. Frank had a passion for teaching and he continued to paint in his studio every week until the end of his life.
Frank is lovingly remembered and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Second Harvest Food Bank: www.shfb.org