In 2008, Gloria Willis was the Kansas City, Kan., school board president when she accepted roses and a standing ovation for 55 years of serving the school district. The longtime teacher and principal, who died Thursday, was still serving on the school board.
In 2008, Gloria Willis was the Kansas City, Kan., school board president when she accepted roses and a standing ovation for 55 years of serving the school district. The longtime teacher and principal, who died Thursday, was still serving on the school board. Susan Pfannmuller File photo
In 2008, Gloria Willis was the Kansas City, Kan., school board president when she accepted roses and a standing ovation for 55 years of serving the school district. The longtime teacher and principal, who died Thursday, was still serving on the school board. Susan Pfannmuller File photo

Gloria Willis, revered educator serving KCK kids for six decades, dies at 85

December 22, 2016 05:46 PM