CYPRESS (AP) — A public funeral will be held for state Sen. Jenny Oropeza, who died last week at age 53.
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Services are scheduled at 1 p.m. Monday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Cypress.
Oropeza died at a hospital on Wednesday from complications of a blood clot that was found in her abdomen in May.READ MORE: VP Kamala Harris Visiting San Bernardino To Tout $600M In Wildfire Recovery Money For Calif.
Oropeza, a Democrat from Long Beach, was known for championing health and environmental causes, including unsuccessful legislation that sought to ban smoking at state parks and beaches.
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