Frances "Fran" (Garr) Merrill
Born 6/24/1942 in Jamaica, NY
Died 10/31/2021 in Syracuse, NY

Frances "Fran" Merrill, 79, passed away early Sunday morning at Crouse Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born on June 24, 1942 to Irving and Henrietta Garr in Jamaica, NY she had been a resident of Syracuse since 1968 when she and her husband Dr. Stephen Merrill moved here for his residency. She earned her BA from NYU; and was also a graduate of the Parsons School of Design with a degree in fashion illustration. She was a nationally noted miniaturist, and antiques connoisseur. Her family includes her husband Dr. Stephen Merrill of 56 years; their daughter Beth Dailey; their son Andrew (Karen) Merrill; and granddaughter Sasha Dailey. Graveside services will be at 11AM on Wednesday, November 3 in Frumah Packard Cemetery. The procession will meet at Sisskind Funeral Chapel, 3175 E. Genesee Street at 10:30.

Published by Syracuse Post Standard from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, 2021.
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