DAVID FRANKS died in a motorcycle accident July 4, 1990, near his home in Levittown, N.Y. David entered Princeton with the Class of'73, and later, as an English major, joined the Class of '72. He was sports editor for the DAILY PRINCETONIAN.
After Princeton, David worked for a year with U.P.I., then entered N.Y.U. Law School, graduating in 1976. He then joined Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. as legal editor, and continued to attend N.Y.U. where he earned a master's in trade regulation and international law. From 1981 to 1983 he worked as a law clerk with the Appellate Division of the N.Y. Supreme Court. Then in 1983 he joined the law firm of Rivkin, Radler, Bayh, Hart & Kremer, where he became a partner in 1986.
Friends remember David's sense of humor, quick wit, and lightheartedness. His hobbies included fencing, skydiving, and The Kwon Do. He enjoyed reading history and was taking airplane piloting lessons. He worked on the Schools Committee and was active in several civic organizations, most notably the Citizens Union.
David was the father of four childrenMercedes Marie, David, Edward, and Mark. It is to diem, and his widow, Mercedes, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Franks, and his four brothers and five sisters that we extend our deepest sympathy.
The Class of 1972