Margaret L. (Pat) Duncan died unexpectedly after routine heart surgery in Sacramento, Ca. Pat was preceded in death by her beloved son Tom. She is survived by her loving and devoted daughter Debby Hinman and her husband Jeff, of Cameron Park, Ca. She is also survived by her sister Carol Fielder and her husband Stan, and her brother Ronnie Louthen and his wife Judy of Bluefield, WV, and several nieces and nephews. Pat began her career in education as a teacher at Liberty High School in Bedford, Va in 1967. Over the years she developed curriculum for high school research in science and mathematics. In 1991 she moved to Pulaski, Va. to be Director of the Southwest Virginia Governors School, from which she retired in June 2008. During her time in Pulaski, she became actively involved at Heritage Church where she became a deacon. Through these activities she earned the respect and admiration of thousands of students, parents, educators, business people, government officials, ad her church family. A celebration of Pat’s life will be held at Heritage Church in Dublin, Va. on Tuesday, May 19 at 7:00 p.m. (Re-scheduled time).
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Margaret L. Duncan Scholarship Fund at Southwest Virginia Governors School.