Sullivan steps down after 59 years in ed.

Dee Sullivan, principal of Byrneville Elementary School, is retiring at age 80 with 59 years in education.

Sullivan grew up in Michigan and got her elementary education degree from Western Michigan University then moved to California to begin her teaching career.

After six years, Sullivan moved to Pensacola in 1969, where she taught in the Escambia County School System.

"My first husband's family was from Alabama," said Sullivan. "And my family was from Michigan, and we wanted to be closer to family, but not right next door. He had a sister living in Pensacola whose husband had a cabinet shop...

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