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Dame Patricia dies

Dame Patricia Symmonds will be remembered as a “Barbadian icon”, master of the English language, and visionary educator, who also served at the community level and in politics.

She passed away today at the age of 94.

Though she had a love for teaching, Dame Patricia’s interests were diverse. She was Chair of the Royal Commonwealth Society, President of the Friends of St.John Ambulance Brigade, a member of the National Trust, Barbados Family Planning Association, life member of the Barbados Cricket Association.

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