Fredrick S. Meils of New Canaan, CT, East Orleans, MA and New York, NY died unexpectedly Sunday, August 11 in East Orleans, MA. He was 60 years old.

He was born and raised in Ithaca, New York and graduated from Dartmouth - Class of '64 and Amos Tuck - Class of '65.

He was retired from the Pepsi-Cola Company after 26 years of service, finishing in their International division, where he served as President of Pepsi Cola Philippines and later as President of the company's Northern European operation. He had been running a small real estate investment company, Treehouse Associates, in New Canaan, CT after his years with Pepsi.

A memorial service was held for him at his home in East Orleans on Tuesday, August 13th. A second memorial service will be held for him in New Canaan in September.

Mr. Meils is survived by his wife of 37 years, Mary Ann, his sons W. Douglas Meils of New York City; Matthew Thomas Meils of San Diego, CA and John Fredrick Meils of New York City, his grandson Matthew Thomas Meils, Jr. and his sister Marianna Glennon of Rye, NY.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.