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Visalia Unified Board Member Patricia Griswold dies

Visalia Unified School District Board Member Patricia Griswold died Thursday, March 29. She was 58.
Visalia Unified School District Board Member Patricia Griswold died Thursday, March 29. She was 58. Visalia Unified

Patricia Griswold, a Visalia Unified School District board member and the wife of Fresno Bee reporter Lewis Griswold, died Thursday after a bout with cancer. She was 58.

Mrs. Griswold, a special education teacher, was elected to represent Area 5 in November 2016 and most recently served as board clerk. In a statement Thursday, Visalia Unified said, “She had a passion for education and brought great value and dedication to the district and the Visalia community, and she will be greatly missed.”

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