Robert H. Frost ’51 died on February 5, 2009, in Manchester, Connecticut.
He was born on January 4, 1926, in New London, Conn. and prepared for college at Thayer Academy in South Braintree, Mass., and Bridgewater (Mass.) Academy. He was a World War II veteran who served on the USS O’Brien in the South Pacific. After Bowdoin, where he was a member of Chi Psi fraternity, he earned a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University. He worked as an industrial engineer throughout his career. He was a member of South United Methodist Church, Camp Bethel of East Haddam and Edenton United Methodist Church in Edenton, N.C. He is survived by a son, Robert W. Frost; a daughter, Rosemary Frost Kops; three stepdaughters, Heather Reid, Kathy Hackett, and Liz Mullikin; a stepson, David Johnson; four grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Wolfsburg. He was predeceased by his first wife, Betsey Walker Frost; his second wife, Mabel Johnson Frost; and a brother, Edward Frost.