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Remembering an Adair teacher who never forgot her students

Twenty years after a little first grader gave Pam Geisselhardt a resin Christmas Bear, she'd wear on Christmas Day, and always asked about him through the years.

Joyce Loy writes
I, too, will miss Pam greatly. She was more than a co-worker. She was a friend.

I met her when my son started Kindergarten and she became his first grade teacher back when they had multi-age class rooms, so he was with her through third grade. That was the greatest blessing. She had a great gift and love for teaching; she made learning a challenge and fun.

She never forgot her students. She kept up with them. She was always there in Patrick's life, interested in what he and how he was doing, always saying, "Tell Patrick, I asked about him." Then at Christmas season she'd always (20 years later) still wear the little resin Christmas Bear he'd made her in first grade. Her passion and love for children will never be forgotten. - Joyce Loy
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Obituary: Pamela Gayle Steff Geisselhardt, 67, Adair Co., KY (1948-2015)

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