Russell L. Hill, building services assistant manager at Highland View Elementary School, died on Dec. 28. He was 59 years old and had worked with MCPS for more than 42 years.
Deanna Perucci, English teacher at Herbert Hoover Middle School, died on Jan. 17. She was 24 years old and had worked for MCPS for less than a year.
Argentina L. Valencia, lunch hour aide and school secretary at Shady Grove Middle School, died on Jan. 12. She was 34 years old, had less than a year of service as a permanent employee, but more than 11 years as a temporary part-time employee with MCPS.