Carolyn "Nina" Carter Lane. Born July 12 1961, passed away April 1, 2014. Born in El Paso, TX. Longtime resident of Webster Groves, MO. Graduated from Coronado High School and Texas A&M University. Received her Master's in Library Science from University of Missouri, and worked for many years in the libraries of the Webster Groves School District. Loving wife and mother, powerful listener, and a quiet and gentle guide to her children and their friends. Ardent supporter of her children's idealism and activism for human rights, and equality for all. Lover of books, horses, and college basketball. Preceded by father Pete and mother Shirley of El Paso. Survived by husband James W. Lane, daughters Robin and Catherine, and dog Juno; brothers John (Plano) and Lee (El Paso), sister Cate (Atlanta), and countless friends in St. Louis, El Paso and beyond along with her neighbors, all of whom have so graciously love and support the Lane family. We will celebrate her life with a casual memorial gathering at the Humboldt North Pavilion in Tower Grove Park, 2-5 pm on Saturday, April 5th. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Compadres Therapy, Inc. of El Paso, TX (3800 N. Mesa, Suite A-2, El Paso, TX 79902;; 915-244-6409).

Published in El Paso Times from Apr. 3 to Apr. 10, 2014