NORTH BRANFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A beloved North Branford teacher is being remembered as a great teacher and coach.
North Branford High School’s Floyd Parness, who also was the cross country coach, passed away earlier this week.
On Thursday nearly 100 students gathered at a candlelight vigil to remember Parness.
News 8 spoke to one of his players who calls the community turnout, ‘heartwarming.’
“Floyd was always a great coach he encouraged us, believed in us,” student Freddie Little said at the vigil.
No word yet on how Parness died.