Frank Londy dies

Long-time Jackson movie mogul Frank Londy, shown here in 2012 at the Jackson Hole Twin Cinema, passed away Dec. 22 in California.

Nearly 50-year Jackson Hole resident and Jackson Hole Cinemas owner Frank Londy died Dec. 22 in Pasadena, California, surrounded by family. He was 75. Londy had been in California for cancer treatment and died from non-smoker’s lung cancer. He built the Jackson Hole Twin Cinema in 1976 and opened it in 1977, owning and operating the Twin and Movieworks until September of this year. Condolences can be sent via his page on CaringBridge.org. A celebration of life will be held this coming summer in Jackson Hole and a full obituary will appear in a future edition of the Jackson Hole News&Guide.

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(1) comment

Tim Rieser

Mentioning that Frank died of “non-smokers” cancer was a bit shocking. That feels like an addition that condones how we place value on each others lives. I guess it’s the times in which we live.

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