Frank Lucero died peacefully on the evening of August 28th, 2021, surrounded by family. Born in Pasadena, CA, on May 19th, 1935, Frank graduated from Rosemead High. He attended the University of California, received an MBA from Golden Gate University, and attended Harvard Business School under their SMBP program.
Frank’s life was defined by a love of his family, travel, food, and work.
Frank had three marriages, to Carol, Jeanne and Karolyne. His marriage to Karolyne lasted 41 years at the time of his passing. From these marriages, he had the great pride of parenting Jason, Stephen, Jeffrey, Stephanie, Lyndsay and Mari.
He lived in Berkeley, CA in the 60’s; Mill Valley, CA; Winchester, MA; Scottsdale, AZ; a farm near Bernville, PA; and Vero Beach, FL. He circled the globe multiple times, visited Tehran, Iran in the 70s, and ate Chicken Kiev in Kiev.
Frank was a true entrepreneur. He founded Nuclear International Corporation while living in Massachusetts, which pioneered early pregnancy testing with technology that is still in use. Later, Frank purchased Whitmoyer Laboratories, a factory that produced desiccated liver products with subsidiaries in Brazil and Uruguay. Ten year later, Frank purchased Utilities Products Company, which provided infrastructure for pipelines, tunnels and bridges around the world.
Frank took great pride in the achievements of his children, and the fact that two of his wives had obtained doctorates. He was a proud member of the Unitarian Church, which he first attended in college, and then resumed in 2014 until his death. This attendance helped him to become a better and more thoughtful person, who tried to live a life of a help to others. Frank is survived by his wife, Karolyne, his six children, and eight grandchildren.
Frank lived a full life, living life exactly as he wanted.
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