Deputy Superintendent of county schools Rosalyn West Smith passed away Friday, Nov. 13. She was 65.
Though it was released she passed away in Gainesville, a cause of death was not released.
Smith was inducted into FAMU’s Gallery of Distinction in April. FAMU alumni are inducted into the Gallery only if they have made great impacts on their communities. During an interview with the Times before that induction, Smith said she returned to Gadsden County for her teaching career because she felt doing so was her calling.