John Burkhardt Frey

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Former Livingston resident John Burkhardt Frey, known as "Jack," died at the age of 81 on September 13. A resident of Mahwah, he succumed to complications related to surgery for pancreatic cancer. A memorial service will be held this Saturday, September 27, at 4 p.m. at the Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home in Chatham. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 2 to 4 p.m. Mr. Frey, who grew up in Livingston, attended West Caldwell High School. In 1956, he was graduated from Cornell University, where he earned a degree in civil engineering. He began his career at DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware and worked for the company for 36 years. After earning an MBA from the University of Delaware, he transferred into marketing research. Mr. Frey taught at the University of Delaware as an adjunct professor for 18 years. Upon his retirement from DuPont, he worked as a consultant. He also worked until the end of his life as a stock market analyst for a fund manager using a mathematical model he developed. He is survived by his wife, Maia Rahill of Mahwah; his daughter, Diane Frey of Midlothian, Virginia; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Bill Haines of Summit; and five grandchildren.

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