Photo courtesy Linda Anderson

CDR Franklin W. Anderson was recognized with the Outstanding Recognition Award for Public Service by the Colorado State University Alumni Association for over 50 years of service. Anderson graduated from Colorado A&M College in l956 (now CSU). He spent 21 years in the U.S. Navy, where he was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation and several other high awards. Upon retirement, he returned to Colorado, where he was active in local, state and national affairs. Anderson has been married to Martha Kuhnel Anderson for 57 years and they have four grown children: Gisela, Linda, Warren and Wayne.

This story was posted on February 22, 2018.