Teacher Of The Year Dies On Cruise

Darryl Butler, 34,  teacher of the year, dies on #cruise ship Navigator Of The Seas in Honduras.

Darryl Butler, 34, from the Dallas, Texas area was on a cruise aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Navigator Of The Seas with his wife Courtney Butler for their first wedding anniversary on Thursday, July 9, 2015. when he passed away while the cruise ship was in Roatan, Honduras.

Darryl Butler, originally from San Antonio, Texas, where he was buried, had been a teacher for seven years. He taught 6th grade social studies and was Lakeside Middle School Little Elm Secondary Teacher of the Year for 2014-2015. Little Elm is a suburb of Dallas, Texas.

A gofundme type page was set up at You Caring. It raised $14,922 for the expense associated with Butler’s death. Read more on Cruise Ship Deaths