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Cannon, Jeanne (née Franks), 78, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away after a long illness at the Fountain Valley Regional Hospital. Jeanne was born in Prescott, Arizona to Gifford and Edna Franks. She attended Prescott High School, where she was known as a good student and excelled in Archery and Rifle Marksmanship. She was chosen to be a princess in an early Fiesta Bowl extravaganza.

Jeanne earned a degree in home economics at Arizona State University, graduating in 1957. She was active in student government and served as the president of the Chi Omega sorority. She met her future husband Jerry Cannon at ASU, and the two married in 1958. Jeanne and Jerry moved to Westminster, California in 1967. After raising their three children, Jeanne resumed her teaching career with the Garden Grove Unified School District as a middle school language arts instructor. She enjoyed a distinguished career there and retired in 2006. She was a voracious reader and an avid college football fan, following the fortunes of her alma mater, ASU, and the universities her children attended: USC, Stanford, and UC Berkeley.

Jeanne leaves behind her husband of 55 years, Jerry; her brother, Richard (Betty) Franks; and three children, Julie (Bret) Botzong, Jennifer (Jack) Norris and Jonathan (Stephanie) Cannon; and eight adoring grandchildren.


Published in Orange County Register on Nov. 24, 2013
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