Brian Dietz may be gone but he’s not been forgotten in Athens.

Following a six-year battle against cancer, the longtime assistant principal at Oconee County High School in Watkinsville, Ga., passed away this week.

His wife, Emily, announced the tragic news on Wednesday.

That same evening, Georgia held a “Blue Out” in Sanford Stadium in Dietz’s honor. Emily Dietz shared the following pictures of the event (which can be viewed below) along with this message to Brian’s beloved Bulldogs.

“It was an honor to stand & watch Sanford Stadium turn blue. Sanford Stadium is my home away from home & @OCHSAPdeitz & the girls are a huge part of that story. Brian loved Georgia Football & he would have loved tonight! Thank you to all who made tonight happen I feel so honored!”