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Dublin USD Trustee Catherine Kuo killed in car crash on campus

Original post made on Mar 25, 2021

In what police and school officials described as a 'tragic accident,' Dublin Unified School District Trustee Catherine Kuo died after being struck by a car while at Fallon Middle School to help distribute food on Wednesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 6:25 PM

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Posted by HC
a resident of San Ramon
on Mar 25, 2021 at 5:50 am

HC is a registered user.

Words cannot express the sadness and loss that the Kou family is going through now especially for her two kids. There is a GoFundMe that was set up to show our thanks for the sacrifice the family paid for Catherine service to the Dublin community.
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Catherine was a sweet, kind, caring person that would put the interest of others (especially Dublin’s students) ahead of her own. She was a beacon of light in today’s dark and divisive politics and a role model (not just for Asian Americans but for all Americans) on how to serve the public. Catherine truly cares about the welfare of every students. I am amazed how she would reach out to countless families, know our kids by name and ask how our kids were coping with distance learning.
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Catherine also fought tirelessly for years for a comprehensive second high school in order to deal with overcrowding. I really hope DUSD will recognize and honor Catherine’s public service by working with her family to see if they are open to naming a building or hall after her. Catherine loved Dublin and died serving Dublin.
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Easter is about a week away and it is a reminder that life does not end with death. We do not really know why the Lord took Catherine so early. Whatever the reason, we know that as a Christian she is with the Lord now. I hope the spirit of Catherine continues to live in Dublin. If we all love one another and put others ahead of our own self-interests, this world would me be a more peaceful place. Dublin will surely miss her.


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