Dr. Hugh E. Frick
Dr. Hugh E. Frick, age 84, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Christiana Hospital due to complications of COVID-19.
Dr. Frick was a son of the late Theodore S. and Miriam E. (Lewis) Frick of New York. He was a professor of Plant Physiology at the University of Delaware for his entire academic career and continued to support the University’s Department of Agriculture and Library services well after his retirement. He was an avid reader, gardener, international traveler and basketball enthusiast.
Dr. Frick is survived by his wife of 52 years, Siân E. Frick; brother, Neil Frick (Charlotte) of Pittsburgh, PA; daughter, Tegan Maybrun (Ken) of Spring Grove, IL; son Timothy Frick (Kelly) of Newark, DE; as well as five grandchildren.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, a memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dr. Frick’s memory to the University of Delaware’s Morris Library, Attention: Linda Garber, 181 S. College Avenue, Newark, DE 19717 or to the Friends Foundation of the Cecil County Public Library, 301 Newark Avenue, Elkton, MD 21921.