A member of the Amarillo family in high standing has died.

Myrna Raffkind lived in Amarillo her entire life.  She was very involved with the Amarillo community.  She was involved with many local organizations including the Teen Pregnancy Coalition, The United Way of Amarillo and Canyon, and The Amarillo Coalition for the Homeless and many more.

She taught psychology and sociology at West Texas A&M and was an instructor Emerita.

She was also named Amarillo's Woman of the Year in 2010.

She was 77.