Marla Krolikowski


Age: 62

longtime teacher at Saint Francis Preparatory School who was fired from her job at a Roman Catholic high school in Queens, New York for insubordination after acknowledging in 2011 that she was transgender, who had been teaching for 30 years as Mark Krolikowski when the parent of a ninth-grade student complained about the teacher's earrings, shoulder-length hair, and French manicure whose firing prompted her to file a well-publicized lawsuit that ended in a confidential settlement, but who had recently retired.

Cause of Death: Undetermined causes

Born: May 30, 1953

Died: September 20, 2015

Oceanside, New York