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Frank William Fort

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Frank Wilburn Fort, age 36, former Nara Visa, NM, resident, now residing in Flower Mound, TX, went home to be with his Lord and savior in Albuquerque, NM,  on Friday, November 21, 2008.
Frank was born May 13, 1972, in Dalhart, Texas. He had been making his home in Flower Mound, TX, where he stayed with his friends, Margaret and Jeremy Pieratt and their children. Margaret was with him in Albuquerque last Friday where they both passed away.
He graduated from the Logan High School in 1990, and later received a BA degree in Educaton from ENMU in 1994, and later earned his Masters in Education from New Mexico Highlands University.
  Most of his career was spent in education. He was involved at both the state and federal levels with numerous student leadership groups especially FFA and FCCLA. He had worked for both ENMU and the NM Department of Education. He was most recently employed at Pegasus Solutions in Dallas as a training specialist which allowed him the opportunity to travel all over the U.S., Europe and parts of South America. Frank was also a motivational speaker who spoke at numerous conventions, trainings and graduations. He supported breast cancer research and this past fall ran in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in honor of Margaret Pieratt's mother, Joan Hargrave and his aunt, Kathy Race. He also actively supported AIDS research.
  Surviving Frank are his parents, Ralph and Jan Fort of Nara Visa, NM; his sister, Wendy Branstine and  husband, Matthew and their children, Nikolaus and Renate; and Frank's brother, Ferd Fort of Dalhart, TX. Also surviving are numerous loved ones, and close friends.
Words can not express how much he will be missed.
  Services celebrating his life will be Wednesday morning, November 26, in Nara Visa NM, in the Nara Visa United Methodist Church at 11:00 AM, Central Time (10:00 AM Mountain Time). Interment will be in the  Nara Visa Cemetery.  Pall Bearers will be Luis Carrasco, Rudy Heredia  Patrick Jaramillo, Ron Sursas, Jimmy Valentine and Lane Widner.
Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home, Tucumcari NM,  575 461-3815.
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