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Guests in attendance pose for a group photo during the Ruth Bader Ginsburg memorial event on Saturday at the county Superior Courthouse in El Centro. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

EL CENTRO — The life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg was honored Saturday morning at the steps of the county Superior Courthouse.

A group of mostly women stood upon the steps and paid tribute to Ginsburg, who passed away on Sept. 18 at the age of 87 from complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer.

Event celebrates Ginsburg and the power of women

Sure Helpline Crisis Center executive director Margaret Sauza (center) gives a speech during the Ruth Bader Ginsburg memorial event on Saturday at the county Superior Courthouse in El Centro. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

Event celebrates Ginsburg and the power of women

Sure Helpline Crisis Center executive director Margaret Sauza (center) gives a speech during the Ruth Bader Ginsburg memorial event on Saturday at the county Superior Courthouse in El Centro. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

Event celebrates Ginsburg and the power of women

Former Calexico City Mayor Maritza Hurtado (center) speaks to those in attendance during the Ruth Bader Ginsburg memorial event on Saturday at the county Superior Courthouse in El Centro. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

Event celebrates Ginsburg and the power of women

Planned Parenthood community organizer Maribel Padilla (right) addresses the crowd during the Ruth Bader Ginsburg memorial event on Saturday at the county Superior Courthouse in El Centro. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

Event celebrates Ginsburg and the power of women

Guests listen as Calexico resident Raul Ureña (center) gives a speech during the Ruth Bader Ginsburg memorial event on Saturday at the county Superior Courthouse in El Centro. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at vosuna@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3442.

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