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Margaret Judith Gonzales Burns, age 90

OBITUARY: Margaret Judith Gonzales Burns

Margaret Judith Gonzales Burns, remembered as the nurse at the Molycorp Mine, passed away peacefully, February, 4, 2022 at age 90. After raising a family, Margaret graduated from USC Nursing School, where she was named Most Outstanding Student in her class. Following her retirement from nursing, she served broadly in the Taos community. Earning her certificate as a Master Gardener, she worked with the town to bring live flowers to Taos Plaza. She volunteered her time at St. James Food Pantry and CAV Thrift Store. Margaret’s service to her community will be missed, but her legacy will live on. Arrangements by Rivera Family Funeral Home.