DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Frank Bank (aged 71)
Frank Bank (April 12, 1942 – April 13, 2013) was an American actor, particularly known for his role as Clarence “Lumpy” Rutherford on the 1957–1963 situation comedy television series Leave It to Beaver.
Bank was cast in fifty episodes of Leave It to Beaverbetween January 24, 1958, until the series finale on May 30, 1963. Thereafter, he was cast as Clarence Rutherford in 101 episodes of the series sequel, The New Leave It to Beaver, which aired on cable television from 1985 to 1989.
DEATH: Bank died of cancer on April 13, 2013, in Rancho Mirage, California, one day after his 71st birthday. He was survived by his third wife, Rebecca, four daughters, and five grandchildren. He is interred at Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California.