Autreyu D. Clark, building service worker at Viers Mill Elementary School, died on July 4. He was 35 years old and had more than eight years of service with MCPS.
John Joseph Ekelund, Jr., a former employee who worked for MCPS for 30 years, died on June 25 in Greenfield, Calif. He worked as a science teacher, assistant principal at Herbert Hoover Middle School and staff development teacher. He was 68 years old.
Lascells Samuels, building service worker at Montgomery Blair High School, died on July 11. He was 61 years old and had more than 14 years of service with MCPS.