Retired London Elementary School principal Carol Daniels passed away Sunday.

She had been involved in education for more than 40 years, starting her career out as a teacher at London Elementary School in 1976. In 1987, she was recognized as a Jennings Scholar, an award given to educators recognized as being outstanding in their field.

After some time away as an administrator for Dohron Wilson Elementary School in Mechanicsburg, she returned to London City Schools as the elementary principal in 1989 and stayed with the district until her retirement on June 20, 2017.

“It was her tireless advocacy for the kids of London, which set her apart,” said Dr. Lou Kramer, Superintendent of London City Schools. “My thoughts and prayers go out to Jerry and her family.”

Since her passing, there has been an outpouring of support from students and families.

“I’ve received texts and calls from families in disbelief,” said Stacey Alderman, a third-grade teacher at the elementary school. Alderman had worked with Daniels for 26 years. “She was a good listener and always gave great advice. Always there for the kids and always had her door open. An amazing woman.”

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Rader-Lynch & Dodds Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 124 E. High St., London.

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By Michael Williamson

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