"Forget Davy Jones," my friend writes. "I'm bummed over Mr. Dixon, the greatest parapro* ever. He was so good with the kids and he was a singer, getting involved in school musical productions but also busting out spontaneously in the classroom."
Mr. Dixon, you were noticed, and you will be missed.
Here is the annarbor.com obituary:
Passed away at age 62, on Saturday, February 25, 2012. He was born
Ann Arbor on February 28, 1949. Steve was a graduateof Ann Arbor High
and Eastern Michigan University and he retired
from Wassana County
Juvenile Court. At the time of his passing
he was employed with the
Ypsilanti Public Schools. He is survived
by his wife, Gwendolyn
Powell-Dixon; his son; and 5 siblings.
He was preceded in death by his
parents, Mrs. Minnie and
Mr. William Dixon. Service will be held at
Second Baptist Church,
850 Red Oak Rd., Ann Arbor, MI, 48103 on
Saturday, March 3, 2012,
9 am viewing, family hour 10 am, funeral
service 11 am.
*parapro=paraprofessional, teacher's aide