Loyce Michel Van Hook passed away Friday Sept. 18, 2020 after a year-long battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving husband of 39 years, Kyle Van Hook, and her immediate family.
Loyce was born on Feb. 3, 1958 in Houston. She graduated from Scarborough High School in 1976 where she was a cheerleader. Subsequently, she attended Sam Houston State University, graduating with a degree in Education in 1980. Loyce was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She started her teaching career in the fall of 1980 at St. Pius High School in Houston, where the math teacher fell in love with the head baseball coach, marrying Kyle in 1981. Later she taught at Cook Junior High School and Brenham Junior High School from 1984 to 2012, with an interlude as a stay-at-home mom from 1990-2001.