Dr. Frank Zizzo
Dr. Frank Zizzo was born 2/9/48 in Brooklyn, NY and died 5/27/18 at Cedars Sinai. In the 1950’s he moved to San Bernardino, CA where he attended St. Anne’s, and Aquinas High School before graduating from Pacific High School in 1965. He was in the Army from 4/67 to 1/70.
He earned his BA in Psychology from CSUSB, his MFCCT from Chapman University and his PhD from USIU and became a clinical psychologist in 1979.
He worked for San Bernardino Co. Probation Dept. He co-owned, operated and was the resident psychologist for a boy’s ranch. He was a partner in a shooting school. He was also a SR Officer with LAPD. He helped select contestants for reality shows and worked on the set of two. He split his clinical psychology practice between Riverside and North Hollywood. He was an avid runner, competing in 5 LA Marathons and one Las Vegas Marathon. He also enjoyed sailing and driving, owning, racing and working on cars.
Frank loved and cherished his family and friends. He also loved his dogs, orange blossoms, gardenias, oldies music and playing the guitar. After they retired and before he became ill, Frank and Lynne enjoyed several memorable trips to Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Mexico and Central America.
Frank was preceded in death by his parents and daughter Denise. He is survived by his wife Lynne; son Matthew (Kari), and grandchildren Allison and Jonathan as well as cousins and many friends.