In Memoriam: John Huxley

JohnHuxleyJohn Huxley, director of distance education in the Graduate School of Education and Professional Development at Marshall, died May 29 in Charleston. A lifelong educator, he was a graduate of Glenville State with a B.A. degree and  earned two master’s degrees, from West Virginia Graduate College and Marshall University Graduate College.  During his career he taught in Kanawha and Boone counties and at Charleston Catholic High School.  Prior to coming to work at Marshall University Graduate College, he was employed by the West Virginia Department of Education in the Office of Special Education. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing  and loved  baseball.  He was a strong advocate for the Charleston Catholic baseball  program, and started the first Charleston Catholic Middle School baseball team in 2005.

He is survived by his wife, LuAnne Brugnoli Huxley; children, Jill and Patrick; mother, Nona Huxley; five sisters and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the future David Lee Cancer Center, 3100 MacCorkle Ave. SE, Charleston, WV  25304 or the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, 1317 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.