A public memorial service for Rob Dean, who served as editor of the Santa Fe New Mexican from 1992-2013, is planned for 3 p.m. Sunday Jan. 26 at St. Francis Auditorium in the New Mexico Museum of Art, 107 W. Palace Ave.

Former New Mexican reporter Steve Terrell, who worked with Dean beginning in 1992, will serve as the host of the service. 

Dean, considered a stalwart of journalism in New Mexico, died unexpectedly Jan. 5  at his Santa Fe home, said his wife, Toni Dean. He was 65. The cause of death has not been determined.

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Robert Nott has covered education and youth issues for the Santa Fe New Mexican. He is assigned to The New Mexican's city desk where he covers a general assignment beat.

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Jeff Hayduke

Note: The service will be on Sunday, January 26th, not this coming Sunday.

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