Victim led her 'little ducklings'

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By Don Pace

Rene Collins-Gonzales was remembered in a ceremony at West Las Vegas Middle School on Tuesday, where she maintained an office as the district’s school nurse.

A drunken driver killed Collins-Gonzales, her husband Paul, and three of their four daughters Nov. 11, 2006.

Ray Collins Sr., a former principal at the middle school, said his daughter was working as an emergency room nurse at Alta Vista Regional Hospital, but gave up a big paycheck for lesser wages at the school to be close to her children and give something back to her alma mater.

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