A woman who served two terms as president of Louisiana's St. Tammany Parish has died.

The family of Patricia “Pat” Brister announced her death in a statement Monday.

Brister was 73.

She died about three weeks after leaving office following an unsuccessful bid for a third term.

Brister was also a leader in the state Republican Party.

She had served four years as the state GOP chair. Funeral arrangements are pending.

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