Orange County Clerk of Court Lydia Gardner dies

Gardner battled breast cancer since 2010

Published On: May 09 2013 09:11:57 AM EDT   Updated On: May 09 2013 09:43:21 AM EDT

Orange County Clerk of Courts Lydia Gardner died Wednesday night after battling breast cancer for years.

Gardner, who was re-elected for a fourth term in January, died in a Winter Park hospital.

Gardner informed her staff in 2010 that she had breast cancer.

Gardner, who graduated from the University of Michigan and Rollins College, previously served as a member and chairman of the Orange County School Board.