Dr. Richard Fairgrieves Passes Away

STATELINE (WIFR) -- A long-time local leader of education has passed away.

Dr. Richard Fairgrieves served as the Boone and Winnebago County Regional Superintendent for 20 years. He got his start in education as a teacher in Belvidere in the 1960's, where he was born and raised.

Fairgrieves passed away on Sunday after a lengthy battle with lung cancer.

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