Catherine Annette Minger-Croton, a teacher from RAF Feltwell Elementary school, died May 10, in England, the Department of Defense Dependent Schools-Europe announced Thursday in a press release. She was 43.

Minger-Croton, taught at the small base near RAF Lakenheath for 12 years, according to the press release. Minger-Croton battled acute lymphoblastic leukemia for two years and will “be remembered as a great friend and a selfless, dedicated teacher,” the release said.

Any donations in her name may be made to the Leukemia Research Foundation at

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