By Alex Sanchez

Statement on the Passing of Rep. Saavedra

"Representative Henry "Kiki" Saavedra was a dear friend and will be missed tremendously. His service to our state is immeasurable and he taught us all how to be better servants to our communities through his mentorship and leadership. Our thoughts are with his family at this time. May they be comforted by knowing that his legacy will live on in those of us who had the privilege to call him our friend." - Dr. Paul Roth, Chancellor of the UNM Health Sciences Center