On October 13, 2020, Cynthia Mary Franco (née Schlick), loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister, passed away peacefully at home. She passed at the age of 63 surrounded by family, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Cindy was born on January 1, 1957 in Burlington, WI to John and Patricia Schlick. She studied music at Alverno College in Milwaukee and pursued a successful career in modeling, appearing on both high fashion runways and in campaigns and catalogues. On August 22, 1981, she married Richard A. Franco, Jr., and they raised a daughter, Elizabeth, in New Canaan, CT.