Anne Francis

Obituary of Anne Lloyd Francis

Anne Lloyd Francis Born September 16, 1930 Ossining, NY Passed away January 02, 2011 Montecito, CA Anne Francis passed away early in the evening of January 2, 2011 at the age of 80. With friends and family by her side she passed peacefully due to complications from a recent diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer; Anne had successfully battled Lung Cancer in 2007-08. She leaves behind 2 loving daughters; Maggie and Jane, son in law Rob and grandson Brian. Anne will be greatly missed by her friends and family as well as a world of admirers. Known to many for her outstanding performances as Honey West and for her role in the Forbidden Planet; countless movies and television programs for over 70 years she leaves behind a legacy. Aside from being a pioneer for women in television Anne was also the first single woman to adopt a baby (Maggie) in 1970; a true inspiration. The family of Anne Francis wishes to express its deepest gratitude for the outpouring of love and prayers from the community. Please understand that her memorial will be a private family affair, but we hope you will use this website to continue sharing your fond memories of our beloved Mom and Grandma. As so many have asked to make a donation to Ms. Francis' favorite charities, we have listed them below in no particular order of favorite. Again, thank you, and, as Anne would say, "Go well". Memorial Donation may be made to honor Anne to: Direct Relief: Direct Relief is a non-profit humanitarian aid organization based in Santa Barbara, California. For more than fifty years, they have been sending shipments of medical supplies and equipment worldwide to help the victims of civil unrest, natural disasters and chronic poverty. www.directrelief.org Angel View: Angel View's purpose is to prepare physically challenged young people to become active members of the community. www.angelview.org http://www.livingdesert.org The Living Desert: is one of the most successful zoological parks in the country and offers visitors the West's most complete introduction to the natural desert. Established in 1970 as a non-profit education and conservation center, the organization is dedicated to preserving not only plant and animal life of the desert but also of education and preservation of bits of desert ecosystems from around the world.
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