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Frances M. Broxton

June 20, 1921 March 17, 2021
Frances M. Broxton
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Obituary for Frances M. Broxton

Frances Broxton, age 99, passed away peacefully on March 17th. She was born in Detroit to William and Jesse Morrison, raised in Birmingham and graduated from Baldwin High School in 1939. She attended Bronson Hospital School of Nursing, becoming a Registered Nurse in 1942. She maintained her nursing license for 79 continuous years and upon her death was the oldest licensed RN in Michigan. She practiced at Beaumont Royal Oak from 1962 through 1983 and retired as Head Nurse of the Operating Room. A devoted mother, grandmother and friend, Fran always put the needs of others ahead of her own and accepted every challenge in life without hesitation. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband Dick and beloved daughter Joy. She is survived by her sons Richard Jr. and Rick William (Cindy), 6 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Donations in Fran's name can be made to Michigan Humane Society.


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