Latest Entry: The RSS feed for this blog has moved

Washington Post staff writers offer a window into the art of obituary writing, the culture of death, and more about the end of the story.

Read more | What is this blog?

More From the Obits Section: Search the Archives  |   RSS Feeds RSS Feed   |   Submit an Obituary  |   Twitter Twitter

Lydia Fraser, legal secretary

Network News

X Profile
View More Activity
Friday, March 4, 2011; 6:46 PM

Lydia Fraser, 60, who had been a legal secretary since 1979 for the Washington firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, died Feb. 19 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville. She had liver cancer.

Ms. Fraser, a D.C. resident, did sales work early in her career and then was a legal secretary at the Washington firm of Weissbrodt and Weissbrodt.

Lydia O'Neal Stewart Fraser was born in Washington and graduated from the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda. She attended George Washington University.

She was active in equestrian and dressage activities in Virginia, and organized clinics at VADA/Nova, a dressage organization in Northern Virginia.

Survivors include her father, William Fraser of Washington; a sister, Anne H.S. Fraser of Washington; and two brothers, David Fraser of Willington, Conn., and Alister Fraser of Fort Lauderdale.

- Adam Bernstein


More in the Obituary Section

Post Mortem

Post Mortem

The art of obituary writing, the culture of death, and more about the end of the story.

From the Archives

From the Archives

Read Washington Post obituaries and view multimedia tributes to Pope John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, James Brown and more.

[Campaign Finance]

A Local Life

This weekly feature takes a more personal look at extraordinary people in the D.C. area.

© 2011 The Washington Post Company

Network News

X My Profile