Michael Charles Ward, a longtime educator in the Livermore school district, recently passed away.
Ward passed away in his sleep on June 17 after a more than two month battle with cancer, according to an obituary pubished by the Contra Costa Times. He was 65.
Further information from the obituary:
Michael was preceded in death by his wife Diane and parents Ira "Jerry" Ward and Ella "Doris" Ward. Michael graduated Livermore High in 1964, and then went on to San Francisco State University. He taught band and orchestra for the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District for 30+ years.
A memorial service will be held at , 2020 Fifth St., in Livermore at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 5. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to be made to Hope Hospice.
View the full obituary on legacy.com.