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Gerard Faucheux ('85) Dies In Tragic Car Accident


Gerard Faucheux ('85) and his parents were killed in an automobile accident yesterday in Metairie on I-10.  Visit the article link at: http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2010/02/kenner_police_book_woman_in_we.html.

He is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife, Kathy Maxwell Faucheux ('86) and their four children.

Gerard's friends and neighbors in MS have set up a special memorial dedicated to the college education of his and Kathy's children. For those who might like to make a donation in lieu of flowers, the contact info is: Faucheux Scholarship Fund, Attn: Brad Jones, Bank of Franklin, 9 Main St. East, Meadville, MS 39653, ph: 601-384-2305
Messages for the family may be shared at:

Former classmate, Dewey Scandurro ('86), described Gerard as the "kindest and most gentlemanly guy you'd ever want to meet, even at age 17."

Another former classmate, Rod Dreher ('85), wrote about Gerard in his blog on mortality at


Please keep Gerard's family in your prayers.  

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