Henry Froneberger


Henry Froneberger passed away on January 5, 2018 after diagnosis with a rare and aggressive prostate cancer caused by Agent Orange. His legacy will continue to inspire. Henry was well-respected in the Marin County legal community, where he practiced for many years. Henry received his J.D. degree from Wake Forest University in 1972 and an L.L.M. from George Washington University in 1973. He joined John D. Burroughs in Point Reyes Station in 1990 after practicing in San Francisco for seventeen years.

Henry was very active in the community and devoted many hours over the years to volunteer work for various non-profit groups, provided pro-bono legal assistance through Legal Aid, was a youth soccer coach, a baseball coach and commissioner of Little League Baseball in Fairfax, and served as a mentor for “at risk” youth. Henry also served with distinction in the armed forces and was a combat veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a devoted husband, father, and friend. Henry was born and raised in Gastonia, North Carolina, and was a true southern gentleman in the finest sense of the phrase. Henry was devoted to giving respect to all people, giving back to the community, and creating opportunities for the less fortunate.