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Wayne Samskar

Born May 7, 1928, in Duluth, Minn.
Died Sept. 25, 2009, in Appleton, Wis.

Wayne Samskar was a student, teacher and principal at Denfeld. As a student, he participated in cross country, track, orchestra and Pyramid, graduating in 1945.

He taught at Denfeld for 21 years before becoming principal in 1970. He helped establish the Greater Denfeld Foundation, which awards scholarships to outstanding students. He retired in 1984, but helped architects design Denfeld's gymnasium addition in 1987. He also wrote a symphony during his retirement which was performed locally.

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