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Clara Fraser, Radical Woman, Dies

Clara Fraser, founder of the feminist group Radical Women, died from emphysema February 24, at age 74. Ms. Fraser lobbied for the rights of women, minorities, unions workers, gays and prisoners. She co-founded the Freedom Socialist Party, helped write Washington state’s first divorce-reform bill, and organized Washington’s first pro-choice rally.

Ms. Fraser worked for Seattle City Light for many years, and later retired to become a full-time adviser to the Freedom Socialist Part and Radical Women.

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AP - March 2, 1998

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