FMCSD board member Gayla Young passes away Monday


FORT MADISON – Fort Madison School District Superintendent Dr. Erin Slater has confirmed this morning that current school board member Gayla Young died this morning at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

No additional information was available this afternoon, but Slater said the school district will be issuing a statement surrounding the death possibly later today. District staff was notified via email this morning.

Young, a teacher in the Danville school system, was re-elected to the Fort Madison board in September 2017 after serving her first four-year term winning her seat in 2013. She was the current vice-president of the school board.

Pen City Current will publish service information as it becomes available.

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