Ditto remembered as savvy, stylish entrepreneur

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By QCS Staff Tucumcari and Bettie Ditto were a good pair. The Midwestern gal seemed to thrive in the hot New Mexico sun. For nearly 60 years, her business interests grew and spread beyond the city. In return, she appreciated the town and worked tirelessly to help develop and improve Tucumcari. What follows are remembrances [...]

Tucumcari mourns loss of Bettie Ditto

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Former Tucumcari Mayor Mary Mayfield called her �an icon.� Others knew her as �Mrs. Tucumcari.�� Margaret Elizabeth �Bettie� Ditto, a Tucumcari leader and city promoter for six decades, died on Saturday at age 91. She died of acute leukemia at Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, Texas, said Robert Ferguson, [...]