Jean Fraser Donaldson died in her sleep Tuesday in Williamsville Suburban Nursing Home. She was 91.
The former Jean Fraser was born in Buffalo and graduated with honors from Bennett High School.
She went to Wellesley College on a full scholarship and, while attending a dance, met William Donaldson, a Dartmouth student from Buffalo.
The couple married, and as a housewife she raised their children in Snyder. They moved to Buffalo in 1980. Her husband died in 2004.
Mrs. Donaldson was a member of the Twentieth Century Club. She enjoyed playing bridge and traveling.
Mrs. Donaldson is survived by three sons, David of Hollis, N.H., Daniel of West Palm Beach, Fla., and William of Buffalo; a daughter, Susan Coppedge of Moreland Hills, Ohio; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be private.