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Mount Washington PTA Raising Funds for Deceased Crossing Guard's Family

Alex Liu, who died weeks after a heart attack in front of Mount Washington Elementary School, was the family's sole income provider.

News of the death of Mount Washington Elementary School Crossing Guard Alex Liu saddened the school community.

The quiet, friendly crossing guard had formed an unspoken bond with many of 's students and parents. Of those who spoke to Patch about Liu after his passing, many recalled having few conversations with him, but were still struck by his unwavering friendliness.

From the Mount Washington PTA Blog:

We will miss his friendly smiles and waves as we come and go to school, and would like to extend our condolences to his family.  We take comfort in knowing that he got a chance to spend some time with his family after his collapse at school, due to the life saving efforts of several of our parents.

In an effort to raise funds for the Liu family, the Mount Washington PTA will be collecting funds at the school throughout the week.

More from their blog:

As he was the main provider for his family, the PTA is taking up a collection to help his family cover the cost for his services.  If you would like to make a donation, we will have a memorial fund box set up in the parent center all week this week, please stop by and extend a helping hand if you can.

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