LANCASTER  — Lancaster School District students, teachers, staff and administrators mourned the unexpected passing on of Linde Verde Elementary School Principal Storm Lydon.

Lydon, 48, died Friday of an apparent heart attack.

He worked for the District for 14 years.  

Lydon started as a teacher and quickly excelled to the role of a leader, as he served as coach to support teachers and English Language Learners.

He served as assistant principal at New Vista Middle School and then at El Dorado Elementary School for five years.

Lydon then served as the proud principal at Linda Verde Elementary School Dual Language Immersion and Cultural Academy for six years, the District said in a statement.

“Mr. Lydon truly had a heart for children and was always working to provide all students an amazing and fun educational experience,” the statement said. “His genuine commitment, love and caring for the students, their families, staff and his fellow colleagues set Storm Lydon apart. Storm Lydon was a good man that will truly be missed.”

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Mr Lydon for the past 6 yrs you have been apart of my Granddaughter Emily's life when she was being bullied you stood up for her and became her Champion but most of all you were and will always be Emily's Hero. You have walked the last 6 yrs protecting and listening to Emily and I Will Forever Be Grateful To You we will never forget you and how you were always there for All The Linda Verde Elementary Students you also made being a student there fun Condolences to your family and District Family.

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