In memory of Nancy

Nancy Sue Shaffer (Frazee) 1951-2017

Nancy Sue Frazee`87VMC, `94M Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Beginning in 1984, Nancy went back to school while working full time and raising two young boys. She was amazing! To support working mothers advancing their education, there is a scholarship fund in her name at her alma mater, Gannon University. Nancy completed her Bachelors of Science in Nursing, her masters degree and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist designation at Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. 

Memorial Gifts can be made:

·         online at or

·         check, payable to Gannon University, and mailed to Gannon University; Advancement Office; 109 University Square; Erie, PA16541

·         in both cases, Nancy’s name should be put on the memo line of the check or in the comments section online to ensure it gets into the proper account


Best efforts will be made to support working mothers, while respecting the student's privacy. The criteria of financially deserving student chosen will be (in order of preference):

  1. Adult women in the Anesthetist program
  2. Women in the Anesthetist program
  3. Any student in the Anesthetist program
  4. Any student in Nursing