Donna Elizabeth Cromer, associate professor of Librarianship in University Libraries, died unexpectedly on Dec. 6.. Cromer was a long-time reference librarian and subject specialist working in Centennial Science and Engineering Library. She began her career at UNM as an assistant professor in November of 1987 after spending two years in the Technical Library, Air Force Weapons Laboratory, Kirtland, AFB.

Cromer was born in Los Alamos New Mexico and completed her Bachelor of University Studies at UNM in 1976.  She went on to complete an MA in Linguistics and Master of Library Science degree from the University of Washington both in 1981.

She was an active member of the Special Libraries Association and served on many library committees and task forces over the years. She was a well-known resource for the science community within UNM and across the state.

A memorial event will be held in the Willard Room of Zimmerman Library on Friday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m.