Former McQuaid president dies at age 90

Created: 04/11/2014 3:30 PM WHEC.com

Reverend James J. Fischer, former president of McQuaid Jesuit, has passed away at age 90.

Fischer was president of McQuaid in 1992 and served until 2003. School officials say during his time at McQuaid, the school saw significant growth including the opening of the seventh grade, expansion of playing fields and the construction of a fine arts building.

A memorial mass will be held at a later date.

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