C. Armijo, a 28-year UNM General Library employee, died on Aug.
started as a turnstile clerk in the library in 1975, said Ed
Padilla, her longtime supervisor in Zimmerman Library circulation.
in the library is something of an Armijo family tradition. Her
daughter, Theresa, works in general cataloging and started at
the library a year before her mother. My brother Eugene
worked at the circulation desk and he helped her get the job,
last 15 years, Armijo was in charge of course reserves, Padilla
said. She went through all the changes in handling reserve
materials from an all-manual system to the completely
automated e-reserve system we use now. She processed hundreds
each semester, he said.
was close to many library work-study students.
was encouraged by students to travel. As a result, she packed
her bags and traveled alone to Germany to visit her daughter
Bernadette Chavez and her husband Felix.
said her mother enjoyed spending lots of time with her
granddaughter and great-granddaughter. She was a regular
contributor to the Roadrunner Food Bank and other charities.
Patrick McKinney, M.D.
McKinney, M.D., medical director of the New Mexico Poison and
Drug Information Center and associate professor with joint appointments
in the departments of Emergency Medicine and College of Pharmacy,
died July 20 while mountain biking near his home. He was 41.
was well-known throughout UNM Hospital, serving on numerous
task forces and committees. He was an accomplished educator
and scientist, lecturing nationally and internationally with
more than 50 publications in his field. McKinney was an outstanding
teacher, receiving teaching awards every year during his eight
years at UNM.