Dr. Francis C. Oglesby, 86, passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018, in Springfield, VA. Frank was born in New York City, NY and raised in Bloomfield, NJ. He was the youngest of four brothers. He graduated from Dickinson College and received a Masters and Ph.D. in Mathematics from Lehigh University.
In 1961, he moved his family to Princeton, NJ, where he resided for 57 years. Frank was an associate professor of mathematics at Princeton University for six years. He then served as a chief officer at Applied Logic, working on artificial intelligence before returning to teaching at Rider University. Frank loved music, to read, play tennis and interact with people. He was an active member of the Barbershop Harmony Society, where he sang tenor.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Victoria; daughter, Elizabeth Scanlon (Brian); grandchildren Michael and Deirdre Scanlon; niece and nephews, Karen and Zachary Eisenhart and Patrick Heller.
A memorial service will be held at Greenspring Chapel on Friday, November 16, 2018 at noon. 7420 Spring Village Drive, Springfield, VA 22150. Please join the family for a lunch reception following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and St. Jude’s Hospital.