Remembering Francesca Turner

By Betty Richardson
Hastings Fellow, 1982

When you think about Francesca, what are the images or memories that come to mind?

Francesca was a presence. When she walked into a room, everyone noticed her – not only because of her exceptional beauty, but because of her regal bearing. She was very intelligent and observant. Until she determined that she liked you, she could be quite reserved. Fortunately for many of us who she personally asked to serve on the Board of Directors, we got to see the more outgoing side of Francesca. Read more