Lake Oswego teacher and coach dies unexpectedly
Lake Oswego School District Superintendent Jennifer Schiele announced in a message to the community that a district teacher, Brian Bartsch, died unexpectedly over the weekend.
"Our condolences to his family and loved ones and all in our community who have been touched by this loss of life. My heart goes out to you," she said.
Bartsch taught physical education and health in the district. During his time in the district, he taught in Lake Oswego High School, Lake Oswego Middle School and Lakeridge Middle School. He also coached in the LOHS football program.
His roots in the district ran deep — he was a graduate of the 1993 Lakeridge High School class.
Schiele said she will share with the community when she has more details about how to honor Bartsch's life.
Resources on grief are available on the LOSD website. As always, the 24/7 Clackamas County Crisis Support Line is available at 503-655-8585.
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