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“Loving memories of Fran over many years teaching my daughter from the age of 3 thru high school. I especially remember her getting my son involved...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Paula Dawson Sternke - Phoenix, AZ

“Such a lovely, vibrant person! So many students were blessed with wonderful opportunities to perform because of her. We will imagine her smiling and...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Pace Family - Phoenix, AZ

“Fran was the best teacher I ever had. She was a loving caring human being as well as talented. It never went to her head. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: A friend

“R.I.P. Fran. We all miss you. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Herbert Kaufman - Dingmans Ferry, PA

“Thank you Mrs Cohen for all you taught my daughters. They loved learning from you and you inspired them to be better people. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Jennifer Fadeley - Phoenix, AZ

Frances passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

Frances was a resident of Phoenix, Arizona at the time of passing.

Frances Smith Cohen was a graduate from Tucson High School and Bennington College in Vermont.

Frances was honored with the Outstanding Artist Fellowship Award for Choreography from the Maryland State Arts Council and is the proud recipient of the 1994 Arizona Governor's Outstanding Artist Award, 2004 Women Who Care Lifetime Achievement Award, and 2010 Childsplay's Pied Piper Award for her contributions to arts education.