This past Tuesday, Pat McParland, a beloved CHUH retired librarian, passed away. Pat brought a special vibrancy to the staff and students at work, touching so many lives. When she knew the end was near Pat put together care packages for a few of her closest teacher friends that were delivered after she had died. Such was a sample of the care and thoughtfulness of this wonderful woman. We will miss her.
Our Cleveland Heights-University Heights family has suffered a terrible and sudden loss. High School Security Monitor, and long-time Union officer and activist, Michael Carter passed away earlier today, January 22, 2016, as a result of cancer that was just discovered.
Beyond his work in Security at the high school both as a monitor and conflict mediation specialist, Michael filled many other roles. He worked in after-school student support programs, coached basketball and football over the years at the high school and private schools, umpired in the summer for