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Passing of Longtime Board Member Kathy Binks

Kathy Binks

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Kathy Binks.

One of our community's most prominent citizens for several decades, Mrs. Binks passed away on May 3, 2018.

Mrs. Binks served on the Fontana Unified School District Board of Education from 1987 until 2012. A school in the north end of Fontana was named in her honor in 2007.

She was also a longtime supporter of the PTA in Fontana and served on the PTAs at North Tamarind, Juniper and Tokay Elementary Schools and Alder Middle School throughout the years.

Service Information

Viewing: Friday, May 18 (4-8 pm)
Ingold Funeral & Cremation, located at 8277 Juniper Avenue in Fontana

Church Services: Saturday, May 19 (12:30 pm)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located at 7526 Alder Avenue in Fontana

Graveside Service: Saturday, May 19 (3 pm)
Green Acres Memorial Park, located at 11715 Cedar Avenue in Bloomington

Reception to follow Graveside Service at Kathy Binks Elementary School


The Binks family has worked in partnership with the Fontana Public Schools Education Foundation to establish a scholarship dedicated to the foster youth of our community.

In honor of Kathy Binks’ lifelong commitment to Fontana’s children, donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Kathy Binks Scholarship. Checks should be made payable to the Fontana Public Schools Education Foundation. Please note “Kathy Binks Scholarship” in the memo field of any personal checks.

For more information, please contact Michael Garcia, FUSD Director of Family and Community Engagement, at 900-357-5000 ext. 29409.

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