A memorial service to celebrate the life of Patsy Duran, former Board of Education President, is scheduled to take place Saturday, April 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road. The event is open to the public.

Patsy Duran

Former Board of Education President Patsy Duran

Duran recently passed away at the age of 77.

According to a news release from the Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico, an organization Duran developed, she was elected to the LCPS board in 1988 and served as president of the board during the construction of Oñate High School.

-LCPS Communications Coordinator Paul Dahlgren, pdahlgren@lcps.net, (575) 527-5808