Track memorial for Mr. Van Auken

BY MACIE CARMEL Dan Van Auken, an English and Math teacher at CIS in Wadsworth, passed away on July 6th 2014. Van Auken always had a passion for exercise, sports and teaching. He taught language arts and math to fifth graders. While he was healthy, he ran various marathons and kept the racing bibs as a reminder of his good health and love of exercise. Van Auken was diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme, which is an aggressive brain cancer. He passed shortly after reaching his goal of finishing the school year in 2014. His family and friends wanted a memorial to … Continue reading Track memorial for Mr. Van Auken