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Carol Gilbert taught in the Hudson School District for almost 30 years, most of that time as a reading specialist. She focused on helping students become independent learners, “a skill they can use for a lifetime.” (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Margaret A. Ontl)

Longtime Hudson teacher Carol Gilbert dies


Word reached Hudson earlier this week that longtime Hudson teacher Carol Gilbert died on April 11 at her home in Clintonville. She was 69.

Gilbert was surrounded by her husband Bill and the rest of her family at the time of her death from amyloidosis, a rare blood disorder she had battled for 13 years.

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Meg Heaton
Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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