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Frank Anthony Lucero, Jr.

May 19, 1935 ~ August 28, 2021

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.


John Maher

September 4, 2021, 1:23 am

I enjoyed meeting and getting to know Frank while at UUFVB. We had many good chats. I liked him and am sorry for his passing. I did not know all of the things Frank did but I can see that he had a full life.
John Maher
Vero Beach, FL

Simon Goddard

September 6, 2021, 8:00 am

I’m sorry for your loss and clearly a man who was thoughtful in his life and his work. The world continues to be a better place for his thoughtful industry and care.

Amnon bezek

September 6, 2021, 10:20 am

To Lindsey and the family, we send our thoughts and prayers, good to hear he went peacefully and you all had time to say your goodbye.
Hope you all find consol knowing what a full life your father had, the pain and missing gets better in time so heng in there.

From all of us in Brighton,

Aliz, Uri, Simone and Amnon


January 20, 2023, 3:08 am

Hope Frank is hanging with his best buddy Fred, in heaven. Sorry for your loss. Frank lived a great life. He will be missed.

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