Las Cruces loses outspoken government watchdog

Oct 28, 2013 Full story: Las Cruces Sun-News

LAS CRUCES >> Margaret Markham, a resident of Las Cruces described by community leaders as a "local icon," died Friday of natural causes, her daughter Leslie Markham said.

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Stephen Conn

Rio Rancho, NM

#1 Oct 29, 2013
Margaret Markham was, without a doubt, the Ralph Nader of Las Cruces, New Mexico. She counseled her fellow citizens and encouraged their activism. She remained feisty and outspoken until the end as her letters this year to the local paper demonstrate.
Even at 96,she demonstrates, the good do die too young.

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