A painted portrait of Douglas G. Waybright, which hangs in the elementary school that was named for him, will be returned to the Waybright family. (Spenser Hasak)
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Saugus returns a hero’s portrait

SAUGUS — A portrait of Douglas Waybright, for whom Waybright Elementary School is named, will be returned to the family now that the school sits abandoned in the wake of the district’s reconfiguration plans. 

The decision received unanimous support from all five members of the School Committee during Wednesday’s School Committee meeting. 

“He really was quite well-liked, my dad,” said Waybright’s eldest daughter, Wendy Waybright Raeder. “(The school dedication) was such a great honor at the time.”

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