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Joyce P. Wheeler, innovative city teacher who made learning fun for students, dies

Joyce P. Wheeler, innovative city teacher who made learning fun for students, dies

Joyce P. Wheeler, a retired Baltimore public schools elementary school educator who made teaching fun for her students, died March 21 of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at her family farm in Sequim, Wash. The former longtime Govans resident was 78.

“She must have been a decent teacher, because she stuck it out for such a long time,” said Neil T. Ross of Freeland, a former city public schools science teacher, who is a field representative for the Baltimore Teachers Union, AFT Local 340. “I knew her back in the 1980s and 1990s. She was outgoing and had a bubbly personality.”

The former Joyce Provost was born in Honolulu to Roland Francis Provost, a career...

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