Former Washburn Rural Principal Bruce Thezan Dies

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW-TV) -- A former Washburn Rural Principal and War Veteran has passed away.

Bruce Thezan was 65 years old. He died October 22nd.

He was born in Chicago, but received his Doctorate from Kansas State.

Thezan was a staff sergeant in the Army Reserves. He was called to serve in the Persian Gulf while Principal at Washburn Rural, and was said to be proud to be a Veteran of Operation Desert Storm.

He was laid to rest in Lenexa Monday.