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Richard Butterworth Frohman ’49

Richard Butterworth Frohman ’49, December 7, 2005, in Hillsborough, California. Richard received a BA from Reed in chemistry, and then attended the University of Oregon Medical School (OHSU), earning an MD in 1955. In 1956, he married Barbara Bedford; they had four children. He took his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Colorado–Denver and at University of California, San Francisco, and in 1960 he entered a private practice in orthopedic surgery in San Mateo, which he maintained for 45 years. Richard was a gentle and caring individual, full of warmth and wit, who was devoted to his family and his patients. He enjoyed golf, including a 39-year membership at the California Golf Club; woodworking; and bridge. Survivors include his wife, a daughter and three sons, and a sister.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 2006

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