The Correctional Training Facility (CTF) reported the passing of Academic Teacher Cecile F. Gant on May 17 as a result of a fatal car accident.

She began her CDCR career on Dec. 12, 2005 as an Academic Teacher at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility (SATF) in Corcoran.  She transferred to Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP) as a Teacher on Sept. 7, 2010.

She transferred to CTF on Jan. 18, 2012.

A celebration ceremony will be held in her memory from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 30 at the Soledad Lions Club, 161 Park Street, Soledad, CA.