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January-March 2014, Volume 15, Issue 1

This edition of the Open Space News is dedicated to the memory of Jay Lee Evans.

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Jay, a lifelong resident of Albuquerque, passed away suddenly on January 9, 2014. He is survived by his mother Bonnie of Albuquerque; Sister Kay (husband Tommy) of Bellingham WA and an abundance of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Jay was preceded in death by his father James Lee Evans. Jay was known by many as “Roadrunner Red”, his stage name during the years he spent in the circus trick riding and roping - an homage to his long family history of cattle ranching in New Mexico. After retiring from the circus, Jay worked for the City of Albuquerque in several roles including Assistant to the Mayor, Director of Parks and Recreation, and most recently as Associate Planner with Open Space.