Update: July 17, 6:03 p.m.

In regard to Monday’s Regular Board of Trustees Meeting, the Canyon Independent School District released a statement:

As a school district, we understand the importance of addressing crucial matters that affect our students and community. In light of the pre-scheduled board meeting for this evening, we have decided to proceed with the meeting as planned. However, in respect for Mr. Blake’s memory and to allow time for grieving and remembrance, we will be shortening the meeting’s agenda considerably. This way, we can attend to essential business items while still honoring the legacy of Mr. Blake.

Canyon Independant School District

Update: 6:32 p.m.

Canyon ISD released the following statement after the death of Paul Blake:

Canyon ISD is saddened to learn of the passing of Trustee Paul Blake.

Mr. Blake was a man committed to the Canyon community and to the students of CISD. We are thankful for his service and we extend our deepest sympathies to his wife, family, friends, and those who loved him.

Canyon ISD Board members said, “as a successful business owner, Paul brought a wealth of knowledge and experience into our discussions. His contributions extended far beyond the boardroom. His unwavering commitment to creating career opportunities for our students was inspiring. He will be truly missed.”

— Canyon Independent School District

Original Story

CANYON, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Canyon Independent School District Board Member Paul Blake has died.

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