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Valencia High School teacher dies in climbing accident

Valencia High School teacher and coach Pat Hadley is shown in photos provided by the school. Hadley was reportedly killed while rock climbing in the Inyo National Forest. (Valencia High School)
August 24, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A beloved teacher and coach in Placentia has passed away following a tragic climbing accident.

Valencia High School's Pat Hadley was reportedly killed while rock climbing in the Inyo National Forest.

Hadley taught ceramics and coached cross country and track at the school since 1995.

In a statement, the school's principal wrote, "Pat tragically lost her life doing what she loved. She will be missed and we ask for your thoughts and prayers for her family."


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