Former Vt. ed. commissioner dies unexpectedly

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. (WCAX) A former Vermont education commissioner passed away unexpectedly this week.

Richard Mills was appointed education commissioner under Gov. Madeleine Kunin and served for several years before moving to New York, where he also served as commissioner. According to the Daily Gazette, the Middlebury College graduate died Nov. 1 while hiking with a friend in the Adirondack Mountains.

A memorial service is being held in Clifton Park, New York, Saturday November 18th