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Old 05-29-2009, 08:25 AM
Location: Home, Home on the Front Range
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This is wonderful news for our city.

"LAS CRUCES - Internationally renowned artist Sallie Ritter and her husband, Dr. Kent Jacobs, a retired dermatologist, writer and longtime arts activist, announced Thursday that upon their deaths, their art collection and 6,750-square-foot adobe home south of Las Cruces will be donated to the Museum of New Mexico to become a branch museum known as the New Mexico Museum of Art Jacobs-Ritter Compound."

Sallie Ritter and Kent Jacobs donate estate to Museum of New Mexico upon their deaths - Las Cruces Sun-News
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Old 05-29-2009, 02:43 PM
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Wow..what a nice gift! This site, plus the wonderful Taylor family home on the Mesilla Plaza, will mean two new unique, high quality museum sites in the future. We should all be grateful for these family's generosity.
Mil Gracias!
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Old 05-29-2009, 03:14 PM
Location: Surprise, Az
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Very Nice...preserving the past is very important...
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Old 07-03-2009, 12:41 AM
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wow , What a gr8n gift .its awesomw and unforgetable for anyone...
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