Former Fordson High School principal Imad Fadlallah dies at the age of 57

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Imad Fadlallah

DEARBORN — Former Fordson High School Principal Imad Fadlallah, 57, died the morning of March 13 in his home surrounded by family.

The cause of death has not been revealed, but is possible complications from a heart procedure Fadlallah had earlier this month played a part.

He worked 29 years in education before retiring in 2010.

Fadlallah first became principal at FHS in 2005 after being promoted from the interim position, and served five years at the school before retiring.

Before that, Fadlallah worked as a teacher in Dearborn Public Schools for five years then served the next five years as assistant principal at Stout Middle School. He then became principal at the school.

Fadlallah received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Easter Michigan University. His master’s degree, which he completed in 1987, is in Educational Leadership and Administration.

Remaining funeral services will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. March 14 at the Islamic Institute of Knowledge, 6345 Schaefer Road in Dearborn.

Fadlallah’s body will be flown to Lebanon March 15 where he will be buried in the village of Qlaileh in southern part of the country.

Fadlallah leaves his wife, Sawsan Berry, and his four children, Mahmoud, Dr. Ali, Rima and Silan.