Chrystal Joy Frazier, daughter of Conrad and Janet Schmeltzer, died in her home on Friday, July 3, 2020. She was born on July 22, 1965, and has been a resident of Oregon City, Oregon since 1992.
She is generally referred to as Teacher Chrystal, having taught preschool in Oregon City for many years at First Circle of Friends Preschool and Kindergarten on Linn Avenue. She enjoyed singing with the children, teaching them sign language to go with their songs, and organizing curriculum appropriate for their ages and skill levels. Her exuberance with the children was infectious, and staff, students and parents all adored her. In her free time, Chrystal enjoyed tatting, as well as crocheting and creating beautiful rainbow-colored designs.
Chrystal married Dave Frazier in 1985, and they have three children: Nathan, Alissa, and Brian.