Sondra F. Haynes of Syracuse, New York, passed away on July 18, 2017. She was 83. Sondra was born on February 5, 1934 in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was the daughter of Haskell and Nadine Francis and grew up in LaPorte, Indiana. She graduated from Syracuse University with a doctorate in Sociology. During her career, she taught at several colleges. She is survived by three daughters, Jennifer (Robert) Anderson of Williamsburg, VA, Gail (Ricky) Moulton of Syracuse, NY, Karen (Keith) Gonyo of Landisville, PA, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.She is predeceased by her parents, Haskell and Nadine Francis and a sister, Gail Francis.A private memorial and celebration of her life will be held at a later date.