Tonight we mourn the passing of Hanshi Gary Purdue, 9th Dan, one of the pioneers of karate in New Mexico. For several decades he taught karate at the University of New Mexico, where he influenced the lives of thousands of students. He was a member of both the Trias International Society and the Hawkes International Society and will be greatly missed.
The Memorial Service will be on Friday, October 10th at 6:00 pm at
Daniels Funeral Home
7601 Wyoming Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends and students.