Frank Magleby

Frank Magleby (March 22, 1928 - December 17, 2013) was an American painter and educator. He taught Art at Brigham Young University for 35 years, and he meant murals in the Nauvoo Illinois Temple.

Magleby was born on March 22, 1928 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. His maternal uncle, Dean Fausett, was a painter. Magleby graduated from Brigham Young University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in 1950 and a master's degree in 1952. He attended the Art Students League of New York, and he acknowledged a doctor of education from Columbia University in 1969.

Magleby taught Art at Brigham Young University from 1959 to 1994. He was with a painter, and he did many landscape paintings for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 2001, Magleby designed murals in the Nauvoo Illinois Temple next to Gary Smith, Jim Christiansen, Doug Fryer, Chris Young, and Robert Marshall. Some of his artwork was acquired by the Springville Museum of Art.

Magleby was a zealot of LDS Church, and he married Mildred Elizabeth Boise in the Salt Lake Temple in 1956. They resided in Provo, Utah considering their five children. Magleby died upon December 17, 2013.

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