Fran was born and raised in Philadelphia and is the mother of three great people, and a proud grandmother. After graduating from Keystone College, she worked as the copy editor at the Susquehanna County Independent. Since then, she has worked as a freelance writer, photographer, and illustrator, the Susquehanna County Library’s Children’s Services Librarian for over thirteen years, and ran her own research business for seven years. Fran joined the Community Foundation in July 2015 as Administrator, where she works with scholarships and grants. She lives in Springville Township, with her husband Kevin.