Douglas L. Frost, a former vice president of development for the Maryland Institute College of Art who wrote a history of the institution, died Friday from heart failure at Springwell Senior Living in Mount Washington.
The longtime Roland Park resident was 80.
“For almost five decades, Doug Frost was both the face and spirit of MICA,” said Fred Lazarus IV of Roland Park, who served as president of MICA from 1978 until 2014. “He knew and loved the college’s history, and built its relationships with so many people and the whole community.
“His personal values, his concern for people, his love of the city and his passion for the arts and artists influenced everything MICA...