Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Legislators Recall Wright As Kind, Dedicated Worker.(Legislature)

Byline: David Miles Journal Capitol Bureau

SANTA FE Legislators on Monday remembered the late Rep. Delores Wright as a kind yet tough person who worked diligently for her constituents.

During Monday's House session, several colleagues shared their memories of the Democrat from Chaparral, who died Friday at a Santa Fe hospital after becoming ill the previous night.

The House also had a moment of silence for Wright, and some members attended her funeral Monday in El Paso. First lady Dee Johnson went to the funeral to represent Gov. Gary Johnson, who is recovering from a back injury he suffered last month while running.

Several flowers adorned Wright's desk in the House chambers Monday. …

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