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FWISD Mourns Death of Former Educator Lester Beene

(Monday, April 20, 2021) -- The Fort Worth ISD is saddened by the recent death of retired Fort Worth ISD educator Lester Beene.

Mr. Beene, also known as “Big Coach,” died April 10. He was 86.

He was remembered at a celebration of life service last weekend in Fort Worth.  

Throughout his career with FWISD, he taught and coached at Kirkpatrick, Dunbar and Glencrest Middle School. 

Read more about Mr. Beene's life and legacy in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram

 The Fort Worth ISD extends its deepest sympathy to Mr. Beene’s family and all who were impacted by his life.


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