Obituary - Dr. Frederick Smiley April 13, 1942-Dec. 26, 2022
Last updated 12/30/2022 at 11:03am
Dr. Fred Smiley, 79, passed away Dec. 26, 2022, in San Francisco, California, from complications from Multiple Systems Atrophy.
Dr. Smiley was born April 13, 1942, in Marysville, California.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Claire and Lester Smiley, and a sister, Claire Combs.
He graduated with an A.A from Yuba City College and transferred to Chico State in where he earned a B.A. (English) in 1966. His graduate education included M.A. degrees from Chapman University (Education -1973; English-1978; and Special Education-1982). During these years, he taught English and coached ba...