Polly Freas

Wikidot is dying. This site has moved to http://fancyclopedia.org

(December 3, 1918 — January 24, 1987)

Pauline Harriet (Polly) Freas was the first wife of SF artist Frank Kelly Freas (married 1952) with whom she had three children. She was a much-loved figure in mid-Atlantic fandom.

When her lymphoma became known in mid-1979, Margaret Middleton organized PollyAPA, a one-shot, get-well-card APA presented to her at Northamericon. There was also a major fundraiser organized by HaRoSFA to help with her medical bills after her final illness.

There is a short obituary (with follow-on news reports) in File 770 #64 p1.

Awards, Honors and GoHships:


This is a biography page. Please extend it by adding more information about the person, such as fanzines and apazines published, awards, clubs, conventions worked on, GoHships, impact on fandom, external links, anecdotes, etc.

Wikidot is dying. This site has moved to http://fancyclopedia.org

fan