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Sandra J. Gallardo, a dedicated educator who left a lasting legacy on countless Folsom Cordova students and colleagues, sadly passed away in July at the age of 79 .

Gallardo spent most of her career in the Folsom Cordova Unified School District, teaching first and second grades in Rancho Cordova and opening several new schools in Folsom. She served as the district's Director of Elementary Education and retired in 2000.
The school named after her opened on Russi Road in Folsom in 2003.
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