By Miriam Raftery
June 26, 2021 (El Cajon) – Former Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College school board trustee Greg Barr, an El Cajon resident, has passed away after a heart-related illness.
His wife, Marlene Jansky Barr, announced on Facebook, “With deep sadness, I need to let our friends know that my dear husband, Greg Barr, experienced a cardiac event and passed away unexpectedly while on vacation in Eugene, Oregon, on June 19, 2021. Greg was hospitalized briefly in Eugene and received excellent and very compassionate medical care throughout his hospitalization. He was at peace, free of pain, and surrounded by family at the time of his passing.”
Barr was first elected to the GCCCD board in December 2006 and served until his retirement in November 2018. He previously taught American and world history at Fallbrook Union High School from 1985 to 2006, as well as metal working and world cultures.