Former Second District Supervisor Melba Dunlap passes away at 88 years old

The county’s second female supervisor was active in the growth of the county’s transportation systems The passing of former Second District Supervisor Melba Dunlap on Monday, Jan. 13, is felt throughout Riverside County. Dunlap was 88 years old and served on the Riverside County Board of Supervisors from 1983 to 1995. She was only the second female elected to the Board of Supervisors. “Melba Dunlap was a trailblazer who always had a passion to improve the quality of life not just in the district she served, but the entire region,” said Second District Supervisor Karen Spiegel. “She was a role model, mentor and friend to many and her legacy of service to the community will live on for years to come.” Born on March 9, 1931 in Higgins, Texas, Dunlap moved to Riverside County i
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