Coroner seeks families of two people from Modesto who died this week

The Stanislaus County Coroner’s office is searching for family members of two Modesto people who died this week.

Richard Nicholas Tate, 76, died Wednesday at his home of natural causes.

Betty Walker, 66, died Monday at her home of unknown causes, the coroner’s office said.

Officials ask any family members or anyone with information on her family members to call 209-567-4480

Patty Guerra is managing editor at The Modesto Bee. She has held several writing and editing roles since starting at The Bee in 1999. She’s a graduate of Fresno State.