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Salisbury Superintendent Dies

Salisbury Schools District Superintendent Robert R. Gross III died Wednesday from an undisclosed illness after being hospitalized for months.

Superintendent died Wednesday from an undisclosed illness after being hospitalized for months, according to The Morning Call.

had been getting round-the-clock care in the intensive care unit after he was admitted in April, according to School Board President Russell Giordano.

Assistant Superintendent Louise Beauchemin has been taking on Gross' responsibilities. He leaves his wife, Maryann, a daughter and son and three grandchildren.

Steve June 01, 2012 at 12:32 PM
Mr. Gross will be sorely missed in Salisbury. Though he was at the helm for just shy of two years at Salisbury, I've never seen a stronger advocate for the students of his distrcit and of public schools in general. He could manage the mundane operations on a daily basis and never lose sight of the ultimate purpose of the district, empowering our youth to become independent life long learners and community minded members of society. I will miss you Bob. All who listened to your words of wisdom and witnessed your deeds are more enlightened and will carry your spirit along with them.
Carol June 01, 2012 at 02:11 PM
Well said, Steve.

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