Yolanda “Yolie” Marquez, a financial services manager for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, died Dec. 2, 2013, in Los Angeles. She was 51.

Born in southern California, Mrs. Marquez began her NAU career in 2002 with the Office of Orientation, Transition and Readiness (now called New Student Programs). She also worked in Distance Learning and Dining and Card Administration. She earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from NAU in the spring 2012. She also was the recipient of an NAU President’s Award in 2006.

Mrs. Marquez will be remembered for her great attitude, her ability to be honest and direct and her loyalty and commitment to NAU. Her colleagues will remember her for her kind heart and relentless compassion.

She is survived by her husband, Joe; three daughters, Lindsay Marquez of Seattle, Jaclyn Quintanilla (Chad) of Japan, and Kristen Blacketer (Brian) of Seattle; and granddaughter Sophia Quintanilla.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at Canyon Chapel, 1919 N. Fourth St., Flagstaff.