Derrick Nelson (1975 - 2019)

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  • "PRAYER ARE WITH YOU'LL!"
    - ELDER JOE COLSON, JR AND FAMILY
  • "Heartfelt condolences to the family. May God strengthen and..."
  • "What a kind, generous man."
    - Kandy Crowe
  • "Condolences to the Nelson Family."
    - Ed Whatley
  • "I did not know Principal Nelson, I do know, God has many..."
    - Earlene Coleman-Hales

Derrick Nelson (AP/Westfield Public Schools) Derrick Nelson in the 2019 Memorials Photo Gallery Enlarged Photo
Derrick Nelson, a high school principal at Westfield High School in New Jersey, died on Sunday, April 7, after having undergone a procedure to donate bone marrow to a 14-year-old boy in France. Nelson, who was known for his generosity and community service, told the Westfield student newspaper before the procedure: “If it’s just a little bit of pain for a little bit of time that can give someone years of joy, it’s all worth it.”

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