John Frase

John Lawrence Frase

1948 - 2020

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John (Jack) Lawrence Frase died September 29, 2020. He was born on July 2, 1948, spent his youth in the Copley-Fairlawn area of Ohio, attended St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sharon Center and was a graduate of Copley High School. He studied history at Baldwin-Wallace College and later attended the University of Cincinnati. He lived in Lexington, Ky, where he met his husband, later San Francisco , finally ending up in Cincinnati. He retired from the Pubic Library of Cincinnati after 25 years of service in 2003. He is preceded in death by his parents, Austin and Corinne (nee Peters) Frase and sister , Patricia Frase. He is survived by his husband, Larry Griggs, brother Dan Frase (Cindy); sister, Nancy Bittner (Bob); nephews, Patrick Frase (Kim) and Tom Frase; great-niece and great-nephew, Brooke and Cooper Frase; and many cousins and in-laws. He donated his body to the neurology department at The University of Cincinnati. A celebration of his life will be planned for a later date. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the cause/organization of your choice. Social injustice was probably the cause dearest to his heart.
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