Marie Ybarra, who lived in Boyle Heights for 86 years and worked as an advocate for the branch city library and improvements to Prospect Park and who supported her daughter Diana’s collaborative efforts to create the Boyle Heights Historical Society, passed away on July 7, just shy of her 94th birthday. To read more about this dedicated community resident and advocate, please see the “In Memoriam” page on this site.

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