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Kevin G. Daley has died at 66

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Kevin G. Daley, dean of students at Audubon Middle School, died July 7. He was 66 years old.

An educator for 39 years, Kevin has spent his entire career at Audubon. Prior to being named dean, he served as a social studies teacher, performing arts instructor, and gospel choir director. He was also appointed as a restorative justice teacher advisor for the Los Angeles Unified School District.

From left are Dorlisa Shumate, Kevin Daly and Aaron ‘Bobo Arnell (Courtesy Photo)

During his tenure at Audubon, Kevin interacted with several youth who went on to achieve national recognition. Among his students were James Harden of the National Basketball Association, actor Arthur Reggie III, KJLH-FM broadcaster Aaron “Bobo” Arnell and Brandon Mebane and Keyshaun Johnson of the National Football League.

Kevin received his early education in LAUSD as a 6 year old studentth Avenue Elementary School, Horace Mann Middle School, Orville Wright Middle School and Westchester High School. He graduated from Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and a juris doctorate specializing in criminal justice and reconciliation.

From left are Mrs. Walker, Arthur Reggie III and Kevin Dale.y (Courtesy photo)

In addition, he earned a master’s degree in educational administration from California State University – Dominguez Hills. Additionally, Kevin was a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity.

A man of strong faith, Kevin attends City of Refuge Church in Gardena, where Bishop Noel Jones is senior pastor. He has also served as assistant director of the men’s choir, which is directed by Patrick Bolton.

From left are Kevin Daly, Ms. Shumate, Brandon Mebane and Mr. Abraham (courtesy photo)

According to his colleagues at LASD, “Kevin Daley has tirelessly and selflessly given his time and talent to serve to his fullest capacity and perform his job in a caring and caring manner. He was a man of integrity and demonstrated that perseverance is a virtue and dedication a way of life. Kevin touched the lives of many students, parents, staff and community members with a genuine love for humanity.”

In honor of his dedication to Audubon, school officials will hold a Celebration of Service on Monday, August 1, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., on campus, located at 4120 11th Avenue in Los Angeles. The program includes a balloon release.

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