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Obituary: Frank A. Nicoll

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Husband, father, and grandfather, Frank A. Nicoll passed away August 8, 2000, in the LDS Hospital when his body could no longer keep up with his will to live. Frank and Janet, his wife of 52 years, lived their married life in Salt Lake City.

Born May 21, 1916, in Ramah, New Mexico, the ninth child of Joseph and Sarah (Butler) Nicoll. Frank served a mission for the LDS Church in the Northern States Mis-sion. He also served in the United States Army, in the South Pacific during World War II. He graduated from the University of Utah earning a Masters Degree in Education. He retired after over 30 years in Utah Elementary Education having been both a teacher and principal. Frank also served as the President of the Utah Elementary School Principals Association, President of the honorary educational fraternity Phi Delta Kappa, and National Member at Large of Phi Delta Kappa. Upon retiring from Education, Frank taught himself the art of Silversmithing. His generosity in teaching and sharing his craft with others, will be appreciated and remembered by those who knew him.

He was active in the LDS Church having served as a Home Teacher, Scout Master, Sunday School Teacher, and a Bishopric member. Throughout his life Frank not only demonstrated a personal quest for knowledge but he also encouraged his children, students, and others to find joy in learning.

Frank is survived by his wife Janet E. Clark; his sister Sabina Nicoll Turley; his children Jeffrey (Joyce), Bruce (Jean), Anne, Barbara, and Cliff; and his grandchildren Christopher (Judy), Jennifer, Andrew, Elizabeth, Adam, and David. He is also survived by his step great-grandchildren Kendall, Jordan, and Krystynna.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Sat., August 12, 2000, at the Ensign 3rd Ward, 465 N K Street (corner of 9th Ave. and K St.). Friends and family may call one hour prior to the service at the ward. The family would like to express their gratitude to the LDS Hospital Staff for the compassionate care Frank received while there.