On Saturday, June 27th Fran peacefully entered into the loving embrace of her heavenly Father. Fran was born July 13, 1947 in Pittsburg, CA and resided in Simi Valley the past 42 years. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Jeff, son Jared and wife Tiffany, daughter Meredith, and grandson Brandon. She is also survived by her brother Anthony Russo and his family. Fran was an avid artist who loved sewing, spinning, weaving, knitting, etc. Her stuffed animals and woven blankets welcomed many children into the world. In her later years she developed a passion for mixed media and her art began to adorn the walls of those around her. She was known to say, “I am living the life I always dreamed of. Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Homemaker, Artist… did it all. NO regrets."