Nancy Elizabeth Hale 

September 20, 1942 – December 23, 2022

Nancy Elizabeth Hale of the Hale Ranch was born in Bisbee on Sept. 20, 1942 to Norman and Ruth Hale. She grew up in the town of Harshaw, attending grade school in Harshaw and graduated from Patagonia high School. 

She attended the University of Arizona and became a teacher. She was a beloved teacher at Patagonia Elementary School for 30 years. She loved gardening and never lost her love of learning. 

She died on December 23, 2022. She is preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Ruth Hale, and is survived by her sister Mary Hale. No services are planned at this time.