Death of Rose Gilbert

December 16, 2013
Los Angeles, California

Nonagenarian Calif. teacher dies
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The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Longtime Los Angeles school teacher Rose "Mama G" Gilbert has died at age 95, just 10 months after retiring.

Gilbert died Monday night, the principal's office at Palisades Charter High School confirmed. The school's flag was lowered Tuesday.

"As you all know, her generosity and lasting impact on generations of students is truly legendary," said Palisades Charter High School executive director and principal Pam Magee in an...

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