Francis B. "Frank" Stillman died February 3, 1991 at home in Salt Lake City at the age of 93.
He was born in East Millcreek, Utah November 8, 1897 to Charles F. and Marian Neff Stillman. He married Janet Louise Farnsworth in Ogden on July 29, 1933. He graduated from the University of Utah in 1926, where he was a member of Sigma Nu and Sigma Gamma Epsilon. He received a Master of Science Degree in geology from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in 1927. Mr. Stillman was employed as a geologist for Phillips Petroleum Company and later as an engineer for the Utah State Road Commission and as a civilian geologist for the U.S. Army during World War II. He was one of the first breeders of domestic chinchillas in the U.S. and served as president and on the Board of Directors of the National Chinchilla Breeders Association. He also served on the School Board of the Granite School District and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Salt Lake County Water Conservancy District for 28 years and was Chairman of the Board from 1961 to 1970.He is survived by his wife, Janet, Salt Lake City; son, Francis J. and daughter-in-law, Kate Stillman; grandsons: John, Alexander and Christopher Stillman, all of San Mateo, California.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, 11 a.m., February 6, 1991 at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, 3401 S. Highland Drive. Funeral Directors, Wasatch Lawn Mortuary. The family requests no flowers.
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