Cynthia "Cindy" Frazier, who served as city editor of the Coastline Pilot in Laguna Beach for nearly eight years, died June 27, 2012, at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills, The Coastline Pilot reported. She was 60 and had battled pancreatic cancer for the last year.

After working at community newspapers in the Santa Monica area, Frazier joined the Coastline Pilot in January 2005 as city editor, quickly immersing herself in the community. She regularly contributed to the Daily Pilot, a sister paper of the Coastline Pilot in the Los Angeles Times Community News group.