Intermediate school principal in Bedford passes away suddenly

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BEDFORD, Ohio — Carylwood Intermediate School Principal Paul Ward has passed away, Bedford City School District officials confirmed Tuesday.

Ward passed away Monday evening. There are no details available about the circumstances of his death, but the district said he did die suddenly.

The district posted about the news Tuesday morning.

“It is with tremendously heavy hearts that we report the passing of Carylwood Principal Paul. G. Ward yesterday evening. We are providing counseling and support to the staff and students at Carylwood and the other schools this morning and will continue to do so. Please keep Mr. Ward’s family in your thoughts and prayers. We will keep you posted regarding arrangements as we get more information. Mr. Ward was a beloved member of the Bearcat family, and he will be dearly missed.”

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