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Pat Schroeder remembered by those she inspired

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Pat Schroeder speaks to a reporter during an interview at the Los Angeles Convention Center on April 30, 1999. Schroeder, a former Colorado representative and pioneer for women’s and family rights in Congress, died Monday night, March 13, 2023, at the age of 82.

Colorado continues to remember Pat Schroeder, the first woman elected to Congress in Colorado. She served 12 terms in the U.S. House. Schroeder died Monday at the age of 82. Her legacy lives on in those she inspired, like Wanda James.  The CU Regent and local business owner remembers Schroeder as being a steady hand through her own political career.