The longtime Santa Fe blacksmith, who had a timeless style and was a fixture at powwows across the West, died Saturday at 84 from COVID-19.
Named a Santa Fe Living Treasure in 2015 for his contributions to the community, Herb Beenhouwer died peacefully in his home last month. He was 91.
Several firefighters who had worked with Stan Holden said that without him, the county might have waited years to establish a department.
Paljor Thondup died of cancer at his home in Santa Fe in late August at the age of 72, said his son, Thupten Thondup.
Earlier this year, he announced the chest full of coins and other antiquities he had hidden in the Rocky Mountains had been found.
The state senator from Carlsbad co-sponsored the state’s predatory lending law and the New Mexico Lottery Scholarship bill.
“He was really imaginative from the beginning,” said Marc Neikrug, artistic director of the festival. “He understood enough about the essence of Santa Fe that he connected to the art world.”
"He was a deeply committed music lover, and that’s really what drove his involvement and support with these opera companies," said Robert Meya, general director of the Santa Fe Opera.
The longtime host of the nationally syndicated radio show Native America Calling, Harlan McKosato also wrote a weekly column on Indigenous issues for The New Mexican.
Maurice Roëves was known for his performances in 1992’s The Last of the Mohicans, the long-running British TV show Doctor Who and Tutti Frutti, a BBC Scotland series.
Former students say they remember her as an approachable professor with a knack for persuading those on the fence to pursue a career in helping others.
Anne Marion opened the Santa Fe museum in 1997 with 50 paintings, many from her personal collection, and grew the inventory to include around 3,000 items.