History of Pascual LeDoux

Pascual LeDoux dedicated his life to teaching and inspiring students in Denver Public Schools. He attended Denver Public Schools as a student and graduated from West High School. His first language was Spanish and he was very proud that he could speak Spanish and English fluently. He was the first in his family to attend college with the goal of giving back to his community. Mr. LeDoux achieved his goal by teaching in the Denver Public Schools and giving back to the Southwest community where he was raised and learned valuable lessons in life.

Mr. LeDoux was such an inspirational person and teacher that five of his immediate family members became teachers. He changed the lives of many of his students, inspiring them to become teachers as well. He challenged his students to do their very best and encouraged them to respect and learn about people from different cultures. He demonstrated to his students how to support each other through school and through life.

Mr. LeDoux died an untimely death on June 27, 1980 at the age of 32 when he stopped to help a family fix their disabled vehicle on the highway. He was killed by a drunk driver.

Mr LeDoux made a significant difference in the lives of his students and their families. He is fondly remembered by all who knew and loved him.