Fran Yardley, Author and Storyteller
Fran is a writer, actor, and nationally known storyteller and workshop leader. With her husband, Jay Yardley, she renovated and managed the Bartlett Carry Club for sixteen years.
She holds a BA in Theatre, has been manager of a historic Adirondack resort, a Christmas tree grower, and a French teacher. She can be seen regularly on stage at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake, NY. In 1999 she cofounded Creative Healing Connections, a nonprofit organization offering retreats for women veterans and women with cancer and chronic illness.
Originally from Buffalo, NY, she is now firmly rooted into the shores of Middle Saranac Lake where she lives with her actor/photographer husband, Burdette Parks.