In Memory of




Obituary for John A Fraser

Born in Brookline Ma on February 27 1947, John spent his formative years in Medfield, MA, attended the Medfield Public School system through Jr. High School creating mayhem; a trend
he continued through his high school years at New York Military Academy. He was very proud of
his time there, where he formed many lasting friendships. After graduation, he attended Northeastern
John started his career at the Milford Daily News and worked for almost 40 years at the
Worcester Telegram and Gazette as a reporter, music reviewer and copy editor. John was a
wordsmith. He loved the English language and despaired at the level to which it had fallen. His
devotion to the Grateful Dead was legendary. If you wanted to hear the best version of Sugar
Magnolia, he could tell you the date and venue and had a copy (on tape however)
He is predeceased by his parents John "Jack" Fraser and Olive Fraser and his beloved Ilsa. He leaves
behind his wife of 48 years Karen (Care), his son Andrew and his fiancée Jane, his brother in-law David
Care and his fiancée Susan Dwyer Travis, sister in-law Kathleen Care Nalley and her husband Tim
nieces and nephews Jen, Chris, Kylie, and Dustin and Frank Cumberland, extended members of Nora's Family.
He also leaves many friends from his T&G family, wonderful friends and neighbors especially Emma and
Visiting hours are at Roberts Mitchell Caruso Funeral Home, 15 Miller St., Medfield, Ma, 02052 on Wednesday September 9, 2020 from 12 noon to 2:00 pm.
Instead of flowers, please consider making memorial contributions in John's name to
International Wolf Center, 7100 Northland Circle N, Suite 205, Minneapolis Mn 55428 or to the
Animal Rescue League 55 Anna's Pl., Dedham, Ma 02026