Longtime Los Altos resident Jean Newton Fraguglia, a well-liked and respected local public relations entrepreneur who helped launch the trailblazing Rotary AIDS Project, died Sept. 5 at her home. She was 67.
Born Jan. 13, 1951, Mrs. Newton Fraguglia was raised in Sioux Falls, S.D., the daughter of Margaret and Norman Hanna and older sister to John Hanna.
She attended Lincoln Senior High School and the University of South Dakota and earned a degree in English from San Jose State University.
A devoted mother to sons Ryan and Chad, Mrs. Newton Fraguglia was considered a second mom to many, and her warm and inviting personality endeared her to friends, neighbors and even casual passersby wherever she went.