Elizabeth DeGolyer Frazier, 91, of Mt. Prospect and formerly of Riverside, died on Dec. 17, 2018.
Born in 1927, she was raised in Riverside and graduated from Riverside-Brookfield High School in 1945. After graduating from Carroll University in 1949, she worked as an executive secretary at James B. Clow & Sons, Binks Manufacturing and Zenith Corporation, from which she retired after 30 years in 1992.
She had lifelong interests in Native American civilization, archeology, ancient Egypt, early American antiques, and the environment.
Ms. Frazier was the daughter of the late Cecil and late Harriet (nee Greenleaf); the sister of Robert and Richard and the late Harriet Beaubien, William and Howard; and an aunt to 11 Fraziers and Beaubiens and their families.
A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. at Ivins/Moravecek Funeral Home, 80 E. Burlington St. in Riverside, with inurnment at Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park.
Memorial donations may be sent to the American Indian College Fund, which works to increase the number of American Indians who hold college degrees (collegefund.org).