Kay Frawley Duffy
Kay Frances (Frawley) Duffy was born November 16, 1944 in Washington, DC. She passed peacefully in her sleep Wednesday, July 21, 2021, after a long illness. Kay spent most of her life in Tulsa. She graduated from Monte Cassino, Tulsa, and the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she met her husband, F. Daniel Duffy. The couple recently celebrated their 55th anniversary. Kay made her career as an interior designer and owner of Kay Duffy Interiors. Kay and Dan had one son and two grandchildren.
When Kay wasn't making living spaces in Tulsa more beautiful, she loved attending church, spending time with family, friends, going to movies, reading, and caring for her Shih Tzus.
Kay was preceded in death by her parents, James Frawley and Betty Frawley Frazee. She is survived by son, J. David Duffy; daughter-in-law, LaDonna Taylor, their children, Cian Duffy and Niamh Duffy of Park Ridge, IL; her sister, Linda Stephenson; brother-in-law, E. J. Stephenson of Tyler, TX; nephew, James Stephenson, of New Orleans, LA; and brother, David Frawley, and his partner, Svetlana Shabanova, of New York City.
A Mass of Catholic Burial will be said at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 27, at the Church of Saint Mary, 1347 East 49th Place, Tulsa. In lieu of flowers, friends may contribute to SmileTrain, Church of Saint Mary, or the OU Foundation for the School of Community Medicine.
Fitzgerald's Ivy Chapel 918-585-1151 www.fitzgeraldfuneralservice.com
Published by Tulsa World on Jul. 25, 2021.