Longtime COURIER reporter Pat Yarborough has died

Longtime COURIER reporter Pat Yarborough died Wednesday, March 18 at Pilgrim Place Health Services. She was 80.

Ms. Yarborough began her career with the COURIER in 1983 as a reporter covering sports and education, and writing obituaries. She retired in 2005 but remained on staff as a reporter-at-large, filling in for a vacationing reporter and writing obituaries at the personal request of Claremont families.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 4 at 1 p.m. at the Claremont Presbyterian Church, 1111 N. Mountain Ave.

A full account of Ms. Yarborough’s life will appear in a future edition of the COURIER.


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