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Pinellas school board member Lew Williams has died



Pinellas school board member Lew Williams died Saturday, three days after undergoing heart surgery to replace a valve. He was 68. "We have lost one of our dearest friends and colleagues," Superintendent John Stewart said in an email to board members Saturday afternoon. "Lew's sweet spirit will be sorely missed as will his love of young people and the passion he carried for their well being and learning." Developing story here.

[Last modified: Saturday, December 3, 2011 4:30pm]


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