Memorial for Frank H. Huff, former Emory treasurer, set for July 22

Emory Report | July 8, 2014

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Frank H. Huff served as Emory treasurer and vice president of finance for 18 years, retiring in 2003. Courtesy photo.

Frank H. Huff, who served as Emory's treasurer and vice president of finance from 1985 to 2003, passed away June 29, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Huff, age 76, a resident of Weston, Florida, is survived by his devoted wife, Marina Bibilashvili-Huff; his sons, Scott Montgomery Huff and wife Jean, Brent Asher Huff and partner Mike Gardner, and Pace Taylor Huff; his sister, Paula Huff Boan and husband Ken; niece Paige Boan Schwartz and husband Coleman; and nephew Chad Boan and wife Laura.

He was a financial officer at Georgia Tech then spent the later part of his career as Emory's treasurer and vice president of finance. His passion for children's welfare was evident, as he served on the board for the Emory University Child Care Center.

Huff was preceded in death by his parents, James Frank Huff and Pauline Holeman Huff of LaGrange, Georgia. After graduating from LaGrange High School in 1955, he attended the University of Georgia and graduated with honors in 1959. He retired to Southern Florida in 2006. He will be missed by many.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Miller-Ward Alumni House, 815 Houston Mill Road, on the Emory University campus.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests any memorial gifts to St. Jude's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee, 38105, in memory of Frank H. Huff.