Nolin spent life helping others

School board member, former educator loses battle with COVID-19, remembered for service

David Nolin, who spent his career in education and is remembered for his love of children and working to create a path of success, died Thursday, Sept. 2, from complications with COVID-19 and left a legacy of helping others.

The long-term educator was serving as the District 6 representative on the Escambia County (Ala.) School Board at the time of his death. His seat sat vacant during a special board meeting Tuesday afternoon as fellow board members paid tribute to his life and contributions far beyond education.

Nolin, 73, spent more than 41 years in public education with more than 39 of tho...