Constituents Deceased list

Linda Jean Fraley M.A. ’82 was born in Springfield, Ohio, and attended St. Teresa Elementary and Catholic Central High School. She received her nursing degree from Good Samaritan College of Nursing in Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition, Linda studied psychology at the College of Notre Dame in Belmont, CA, received her M.A. in counseling psychology from SCU, and studied human resources at UC Santa Cruz. She worked for a number of years in palliative care and also had a license in library science, working as a librarian in the city of San Luis Obispo. In neighboring Cambia she was the owner and operator of a bookstore called Spellbinders. Linda adored her children, grandchildren, and extended family. She loved the ocean, books, writing, travelling, cooking, music, dance, and working with stained glass. Linda passed away unexpectedly in her home in San Luis Obispo on March 26, 2019, after a lengthy illness. She is preceded in death by her husband, Randall Martin Fraley; her parents, Theresa and Robert Horstman; her brothers, Ray and Clifford; and her daughter-in-law Karen Fraley. She will be remembered for her intelligence and humor as well as her kindness, generosity, and sweet spirit. She was beloved by her family. Linda is survived by daughter Jessica Fraley from California, son Robert from New York, and her three grandchildren: Tristan, Cameron, and Harper Fraley, also from New York; her brothers Robert Horstman (Diane) from Michigan, John Horstman (Verna) from Kentucky, and Len Horstman (Teresa) from Ohio; as well as sisters Rita Novakowski (Larry) from Canada, Mary Litvin (Skip Breese) from Florida, and Martha Evans (Bill) from Colorado; as well as nieces Alissa Horstman from Ohio and Christine Horstman from New York.

31 Jul 2019