A Harrisonville School District employee died following a workplace incident.
According to a statement from the school district, maintenance employee Bruce Simpson, 66, fell at the maintenance building Dec. 13.
He was transported to Research Hospital in Kansas City, where he passed away three days later, Dec. 16. Simpson had worked for the school district for seven years.
“Everyone knew Bruce as his work took him to every building in our district,” District Superintendent Bryan McDonald said. “We are saddened and extend our deepest sympathy to his family.”
A memorial visitation was held Dec. 18 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bright Futures Food-For-Thought Backpack Program.