PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Services for long-time Ponte Vedra High School principal Craig Speziale will be held Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at San Juan Del Rio Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers Speziale's family is asking mourners to please make donations to the Craig Speziale Memorial Scholarship Fund, Ponte Vedra High School, 460 Davis Park Rd, Ponte Vedra, Florida 32081.
Speziale died Saturday morning after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Speziale was 52-years-old.
"He was an inspirational leader for teachers and students. The school has lost someone very special. He embodied the professionalism and dedication to not only open Ponte Vedra High School in 2007, but he encouraged students and staff to believe they could accomplish anything," said Christina Langston, Director of Community Relations for the St. Johns County School District.