Nancy Mercer Fraim 1929 – 2023

Written by Estero Bay News

January 19, 2024

Nancy Mercer Fraim passed away on December 26, 2023, in Morro Bay, California. 

The daughter of Joel and Maude Mercer, she was born in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, in 1929. In 1950 Nancy graduated from the Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware with a degree in nursing.  She then relocated to Chicago where she obtained her specialty degree in obstetrics. She was proud of her career as a nurse, working first as an obstetrics nurse in a hospital and later in a physician’s office. 

She married Norman Fraim in 1954. She relocated in the 1960s to Boulder Colorado where she raised her family and later lived on the Central Coast of California. Nancy was very active in several social causes, including The Cancer Society and The Humane Society. 

Nancy is survived by her daughter Barbara Fraim Meyer, her son David Fraim, and her adored grandchildren, Bryan and Riley Fraim and Nathan and Ella Meyer. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman, and her daughter, Kathy. 

Nancy was dearly beloved as a gentle and kind soul who cared deeply for her family, friends and animals. 

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