David C. Frost

1940 – 2010

JACKSONVILLE, NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA — David Cecil Frost, 70, of Jacksonville, New Brunswick, Canada, formerly of Wilton, died on March 8, in New Brunswck.

He was born Jan. 5, 1940, in Wilton, the son of Cecil and Thelma (Mosher) Frost.

He received his bachelor of science in agronomy from the University of Maine in 1963, and his masters in 1965. He began working in Fredericton at the Agriculture Canada Research Centre in 1965, working on potato fertility. He worked with Nutrite from 1968 to 1977 and McCain Foods in Florenceville from 1977 to 1986. Since 1986, he has been a private consultant working in New Brunswick with potato producers. In 2008, he received the NBIA distinguished service to New Brunswick agriculture award.

He is survived by his mother, Thelma Frost of Wilton; his children, Marcia Frost Savoy and her husband, Ricky, of Wilton, Brian D. Frost and his wife, Carrie, of Falmouth, John Barrow and his wife, Jill, of Fredericton, N.B., and Adam Frost and his wife, Annie, of Montreal, Q.C.; his siblings, Dennis Frost, Olive Toothaker, Bruce Frost, Ben Frost and Robert Frost; grandchildren, Heather, Heidi, Hillary, Matthew G., Julia and Emalyn; eight great-grandchildren; and significant friend, Dorothy Clark of St. John, NB.

He was predeceased by his father, Cecil H. Frost; his son, Gilbert Martin Frost; his brother-in-law, Galen Toothaker; and his niece, Delcy Frost.