Frank Gus Crosby Jr.

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Frank Gus Crosby Jr.

February 16, 1930 – August 26, 2018
Resident of Morgan Hill, CA
Frank Crosby, a long time resident of Morgan Hill, CA passed away peacefully in his home on August 26, 2018, after a long battle with cancer.
Frank was born in El Paso, Texas on February 16, 1930. He moved to Bakersfield CA in 1945 where he later met Ruth Scheuer, his loving wife of 67 years.
Frank worked his way through Cal Berkeley and earned a degree in Life Science. He went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Physics at University of Michigan. He taught science, mostly Chemistry and Physics for 35 years at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill. Frank also taught a year in Scotland in the Fullbright-Hayes exchange program and was a loyal member of the Santa Clara Valley Science and Engineering fair from 1960-2006. He truly enjoyed his students and never took a sick day in 35 years of teaching. Frank retired from teaching in 1990 and spent many days traveling the western United States with his wife Ruth.
Above all, he loved his family, friends, enjoyed camping, fishing, football, reading and chocolate malts.
He was an avid Democrat, with a strong sense of justice and donated time to his community. His gentle strength was an inspiration to all his family.
He will be deeply missed by many, especially his loving wife Ruth, two daughters; Nancy (Mark), Sue (Ron), daughter-in-law Josie and son-in-law Frank (Teresa). Eight Grandchildren; Carla (Danny), Dane, Marina (David), Adrienne (Fred), Skye, Christine, Laurel (Zach), Stephen (Connie) and two step grandchildren; George and Georgina. Twelve great grandchildren; Melissa, Dane M., Daniel, Ciri, Ava, Alora, Madilynn, Brooklyn, Jase, Vera, Myla, Hagan and beloved extended family.
Frank was proceeded in death by his daughter Annie and his son David.
A private memorial service will be held in the future to honor Frank’s life.