California Men’s Colony reported the passing of former California Men’s Colony (CMC) Staff Psychologist Dr. Cristine Cardin-Cosgo on Nov. 2.

Dr. Cardin-Cosgro began her career with the State as a Psychologist at Camarillo State Hospital in February 1996.  In May 1997, she accepted a Psychologist position at Pelican Bay State Prison and later joined CMC in February 1999.

She promoted to Senior Psychologist Specialist in September 2007 before retiring in November 2013.

Services for Dr. Cardin-Cosgro will be held at 1 p.m, Saturday, Nov. 8, at the United Methodist Church, 11605 El Camino Real, Atascadero, followed by a brief service at the San Luis Cemetery in San Luis Obispo.

In lieu of flowers, Dr. Cardin-Cosgro’s wishes were for donations to be made to her daughters’ scholarship fund.

For more information regarding the scholarship fund, contact Marla Mandella, Office Technician, CMC Mental Health Services, at (805) 547-7900, extension 7952.