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“I still have a pain in my heart for Frances. I really miss her. We didn't talk often, but just knowing that she was there when I needed to talk...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Sarah A. Rogers - Fort Wayne, IN

“It has been a year since you left us Frances. And yet, it feels like yesterday! We miss your wisdom, your decisiveness, and the pleasure of your...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Judith Loomis - Fort Wayne, IN

“Extending expressions of sympathy and prayers of comfort for the family of Mrs. M. Frances Ganaway. We first met when she was serving as Chair, Board...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Dr. Ruby Cain - Muncie, IN

“Oh My God! I just learned today that my Frances was gone home. My heart is broken. I met Frances when she was the EEO Officer for the City of Fort...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Sarah Rogers - Fort Wayne, IN

“Condolences to the family of Frances Ganaway. My husband, Randy Collins, served on the board at The League with her for many years. She was a great...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Janet Collins - Fort Wayne, IN

“I am sorry about the loss of Frances. She was such a lovely lady, and was so involved in our community. I served on the Youtheatre Board and the...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Larry Wardlaw - Fort Wayne, IN

“Frances was one of a kind. You never say no to Frances was a phrase often heard. She taught me so much in my early years at The League. I enjoyed her...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Nancy Gasparini - Monroeville, IN

“Aunt Mae Frances you be truly missed. ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Luerissa Dean Moffett - Houston, TX

“This is such a shock to me. Frances you will truly be missed. I will miss calling you to remind you about the Board meeting for Questa Education and...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Teareather Page - Fort Wayne, IN

“Good bye Frances, I will always remember your kind words, your show of support and the time we spent together on the road to Chicago that one rainy...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Ruth Strawser - Fort Wayne, IN

“There are no words to describe the great loss we are feeling at The League. Frances was greatly admired for her tenacity, her friendship, and her...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Judi Loomis - Fort Wayne, IN

“I will miss this kind and amazing friend. She lived a beautiful life, full out and with true authenticity. She was such an inspiration to me and so...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Sherri Weidman - Naples, FL

“I was weak in my knees as I learned of Francis' death. She was a very kind and considerate person whom i had the pleasure of serving with her on...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Beverly Harding - Fort Wayne, IN

14 of 20 | Posted by: Marcella Brown BANKS - Uniontown, AL

“We share comfort in knowing Frances Ganaway is no longer suffering. We send thoughts of sympathy and support to you and your family as you begin...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Lisa Poole - Fort Wayne, IN

“Frances was my mentor, my friend, one of the wisest and most generous women I've ever met. She treated me like a daughter and I loved her as much as...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Natalie Eggeman - Fort Wayne, IN

“Frances was one of a kind. She was beyond nice, she was sweet and kind. She always had a smile, and that is how I will always remember her. Our...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Dawn Taylor - Fort Wayne, IN

“Jim: we are so sorry for your loss. Mar was a very nice person and will surely be missed by many. May she Rest In Peace. Many blessings to you. ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Tom and Sharon Howard - CA

“I was very saddened to see Frances' name in the online obituary notices. I worked with Frances occasionally when I was Deputy Chief of the Fort...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: THOMAS HECKMAN - STUART, FL

“We are sadden to hear of the home going of dear Frances. The Angels are singing glorious welcomes to sweet Frances with the beautiful smile. I will...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Bob & Joyce Getts - Fort Wayne

Mae Frances Ganaway, 77, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born in Houston, TX, and graduated from Phyllis Wheatley High School in Houston and earned her Bacheolors from Houston Tillltson College in 1962. Mae worked for the City of Fort Wayne in Human Resources several years. She was a member of The Chapel. Mae was the former Chairman for the League of the Blind, a board member for Girl Scouts of Limberlost Council, and volunteered for the United Way and Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne. She was a member of the Indiana State Borad of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. Surviving are her loving husband of 55 years, James V Ganaway, Jr. of Fort Wayne, IN son, Michael C (Julie A.) Ganaway of Fort Wayne, IN; nephew, Gary Cooper, Jr. of Salem, OR. Mae was preceded in death by father, Henry Foster Dean, mother, Edna Mae Cooper, brothers and sisters. Service is 10:30 am, Wednesdaty May 9, 2018 at D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park Funeral Home, 6301 Fairfield Avenue with calling one hour prior, with Pastor Rick Hawks officiating. Calling also Tuesday, May 8, 2018, from 5 to 8 pm at the funeral home. Burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Fort Wayne League of the Blind. To sign the online guest book, go to