Patricia J. Buege Duff

Patricia J. Buege Duff, age 72, a resident of Albuquerque, NM since 2008, died on Sunday, June 23, 2013.  
She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Richardson and husband, Larry of Albuquerque, NM; son, Thomas Micheline and wife, Michele of Marco Island, FL; grandchildren, Logan Richardson and Grace Micheline; and sisters, Mary Ann Clark of Sheldon, IL and Sandra Harvey of Attica, IN.  
Ms. Duff was preceded in death by her son, Michael Duff. She was raised in Sheldon, IL and was a graduate of Bradley University in Peoria, IL.  
After moving to Tempe, AZ she received her Masters of Social Work from Arizona State University. Ms. Duff spent 27 years in public service as a manager at the Arizona State Department of Commerce in addition to work earlier in her career as a teacher and social worker.  
She served as a member of the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) and the Private Enterprise Review Board. Ms. Duff was a recipient of the Governor's Award for Excellence.  
Upon retiring, she moved to Albuquerque, NM and became an active member of the Adobe Wool Arts Guild where she developed a love of rug hooking.  She was also an avid traveler always seeking new international adventures.  
Friends joined her family at a remembrance service on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at FRENCH – Westside.
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Published in Times Republic on July 2, 2013