Nicholas Radgowsky, a high school dropout who went on to earn a college degree and had a four-decade career in sales and marketing, died Saturday of a heart attack.
Mr. Radgowski, who drove a school bus in retirement, was stricken at his Joppatowne home and pronounced dead at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air.
He was 74.
"I always thought his story was very interesting," said Peter Schlehr, a fellow Corbin Bus Co. driver.
"The children he drove, especially the little ones, really loved him. He was very popular with them, and they called him 'Mr. Nick.' He seldom had any problems with them because he was such an...