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PAWS founder Pat Derby dies of cancer

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Pat Derby, founder of the Performing Animal Welfare Society, speaks to the Lodi Rotary Club in 2009. Derby died of cancer on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.

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Pat Derby, who founded the PAWS sanctuary for wild animals in the country outside Galt before adding two more sanctuaries, died Friday of throat cancer at her home in San Andreas. She was 69.

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Pat Derby, founder of the Performing Animal Welfare Society, speaks to the Lodi Rotary Club in 2009. Derby died of cancer on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.

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