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Frank Thorne


Last updated 8/22/2014 at Noon

Frank Thorne

Just four days after celebrating his 85th birthday, Frank Thorne died in his home overlooking the second green of Fallbrook Golf Club on August 12, 2014. Sue, his bride of 53 years, was at his side. The Thornes had built this little “casa” exactly 25 years ago as the perfect place to retire and continue their love of outdoor adventure, travel, and sports.

Francis Harry Marples Thorne (Fran to his English friends) was born in Skegness, Lincolnshire, on August 8, 1929. He had a younger sister, Beryl, who also lives in Fallbrook. Mutual friends introduced him to Susan Fitch in 1957 when h...

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