Jean M Lawson, 89, of Syracuse, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017. Born the daughter of Michael & Evelyn Asselstine in Toronto Canada, she became a US Citizen on 2/8/1966. Jean graduated from Cornell University in 1969 Majoring in Economics and Accounting. She worked as a public accountant in both Seneca Falls and Syracuse prior to retiring in 2006. Jean was a member of Mensa and enjoyed reading, dancing, traveling and music. Jean was a longtime volunteer at Hope for Bereaved. She was predeceased by her husband, Clarence J Lawson. Private graveside services will be held at St. John's Cemetery, Clyde NY.