School Board mem­ber se­ri­ously ill

The Washington Post Sunday - - COMMUTER - — Bill Turque

D.C. State Board of Ed­u­ca­tion mem­ber Wil­liam Lock­ridge is on life sup­port at Ge­orge Washington Uni­ver­sity Hos­pi­tal, ac­cord­ing to a fam­ily spokes­woman.

Lock­ridge, 63, a vet­eran com­mu­nity ac­tivist who rep­re­sents Ward 8 on the board, fell ill at his South­east home Fri­day af­ter­noon and was rushed to the hos­pi­tal. The spokes­woman, Natalie Wil­liams, said fam­ily and friends are ask­ing for the com­mu­nity’s prayers.

His wife, Wanda Lock­ridge, reached at the hos­pi­tal, said: “I am just pray­ing and do­ing the best I can. He is still in a coma.”

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