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Studio City Matriarch Fran Quigley Dies at 99

The much beloved activist has an award named after her presented by the Studio City Residents Association.

Frances Quigley, (but everyone called her "Fran") a beloved and tireless volunteer in Studio City and Sherman Oaks, died peacefully on April 17. She was 99.

A memorial service is planned on May 5, at 11 a.m., at the, 4418 Coldwater Canyon in Studio City. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wildlife Way Station or Linda Blair Rescue to commemorate her undying love for animals.

Her longtime friend Claudia Freedle recently wrote a bio about Fran, which is on Studio City Patch,.

Fran was very active with the Sherman Oaks Garden Club, the and the .

Her tireless volunteerism resulted in the SCRA naming an award “" It is a special award (which was often presented by Fran herself) to an outstanding member of the Studio City Community for their hard work.

Quigley was born Jan. 15, 1913 and taught at Riverside Elementary School.

She is survived by brother, Elmer Brune; and six nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brothers, William and Norman Brune; and husband, Robert.

To sign her guest book and find out more, click here.

Palma Tahmizian-Garcia May 14, 2012 at 03:27 AM
She was one of my favorite teachers. I was in her 3rd grade class in 1965.

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