The life and times of Eleanor Lake Love
(La Historia del Rio Abajo is a regular column about Valencia County history written by members of the Valencia County Historical Society.
The author of this month’s column is a professor of history at the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus. He is the author of 17 books, including his newest, “Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem in the Rio Abajo,” co-edited with John Taylor and available for sale at the Belen Harvey House Museum and the Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts.
Opinions expressed in this and all columns of La Historia del Rio Abajo are the author’s only and not necessarily those of the Valencia County Historical Society or any other group or individual.)
Eleanor Louise Lake Love recently celebrated her 85th birthday with a party, calling it her “Surprised-I-Made-It-To-85” party. Those who know Eleanor are pleased, but not surprised, that she has lived so long.