William Frank Curtis, 77, our beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013, to be with the Lord and Savior after an enduring battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.He was survived by his wife of 53 years, Marie; two daughters Lisa Curtis, of Fort Oglethorpe and Tara Curtis; and granddaughter, Jazmin Curtis, of Salt Lake City, Utah. Preceded in death by his daughter Gina Matthies. Frank was also survived by his three siblings, Louise Coleman, Etowah, Tenn., Marie Hall and Bob Curtis, Clearwater, Fla.Frank was originally from Chattanooga, but relocated to Salt Lake City in 1982. He later retired from Lucent Technologies after 31 years of service. He then began house painting and did so for 20 years. His greatest love was carpentry work which he had learned from his father.A memorial service will be held at Sonrise Baptist Church, 3550 South 4400 West, West Valley, UT Saturday, May 4, with visitation at 10 a.m. and services at 11 a.m.Frank graciously donated his body to the University of Utah, School of Medicine in hopes of assisting others with COPD. Through his selfless generosity, Franks body and organ donation may help save the lives of many others. Anyone wishing to make a donation to the University of Utah, Body Donor Program, in Frank's memory may do so at: https://umarket2.utah.edu/ugive/index.php?gift_id=94.