Phyllis F. Kramer, 82, a Fairfax City resident and member of the Episcopal Church of
the Good Shepherd in Burke, died May 8, 2010 at Fairfax Nursing Center of
complications after hip-replacement surgery.
Mrs. Kramer did volunteer work for Fairfax County schools in the late 1960s and 1970s
and for the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia in the 1980s.
Phyllis Freseman was born in Annapolis, and she graduated in 1945 from the old
Central High School in Washington. She was a 1950 graduate of George Washington
University, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi social sorority. She then spent a
few years doing clerical work for the D.C. juvenile court system.
Her husband of 38 years, Carl Kramer, a Washington Post editor, died in 1990.
Survivors include three children, Alan Kramer of Melbourne, Australia, Phyllis "Dee
Dee" Nussmeier of Goleta, Calif., and Virginia "Ginna" Connor of Silver Spring.
-- Adam Bernstein - The Washington Post