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Modesto teacher dies while rock climbing in Yosemite

Modesto teacher dies while rock climbing in Yosemite

A Modesto woman died while rappelling at Yosemite National Park earlier this month. Patricia Stoops, 57, died from a blunt head injury on June 8 during a rock climbing accident, according to officials. Stoops worked with special needs children at Glick Middle School. “The first thing that stood out to me is her kindness. When you talk to her she makes everyone feel like they matter — that they are significant,” friend Jamey Olney said. Get the full story in the video above.

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