Interim President Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval ordered Fresno State’s national and state flags to be posted at half-staff on Wednesday, April 28, in honor of Frances Grande Ricchiuti, who died on April 22 at age 99. Mrs. Ricchiuti, along with her late husband Pat, was a longtime benefactor of Fresno State. 

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, April 28, at 11:30 a.m. at Fresno Central Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2980 E. Yale Ave., Fresno, CA 93703. Remembrances may be made to Fresno State Ag One Foundation, Valley Children’s Hospital Foundation, Community Regional Medical Center Foundation or the Seventh-day Adventist Academy.