WESTFIELD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A New Jersey highschool principal who died after donating bone marrow to a sick teen shall be laid to relaxation this week.
Flags are flying at half employees Monday in honor of Dr. Derrick Nelson.
The Westfield Excessive Faculty principal died final week on the age of 44.
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He was in a coma for a month after donating bone marrow to a 14-year-old boy in France.
Nelson additionally served 20 years within the U.S. Military Reserve.
A viewing shall be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at St. John Baptist Church in Scotch Plains. His funeral is ready for Tuesday.