Luzenski, Frances N. Baker


Frances N. Baker Luzenski, 90, former Radford teacher and resident, passed away in Silver Spring, Maryland, on July 27.

She was preceded in death by her husband of over 60 years, Lawrence (Lou) Luzenski, also former Radford teacher and resident.

Her parents, Mary Rebecca Brattin Baker and Joseph Edwin Baker, Sr., and her brother the Reverend Joseph Edwin Baker, Jr. preceded her in death. She is survived by her sister Virginia Pauline Baker Waterhouse.

Artist, musician and teacher, she graduated from Radford High School and Radford College, studied art at the University of Minnesota and the University of Maryland; she was a teacher at Radford High School and later in the Montgomery County, Maryland, schools.

Her ashes and those of her husband will be interred in Radford, where her parents and many family members are buried.