The renowned educationist succumbed to cancer at Agah Khan hospital, Kisumu.
He previously worked at Vihiga County where he served as the chief of staff to former Governor Moses Akaranga.
He became the principal of Musingu High School, later Kakamega and Musingu High schools before rising to Permanent Secretary (the Ministries for Co-operative Development and Energy).
Avedi was never scared of angry, riotous students who dispersed immediately he stared at them with his sharp eyes (nicknamed ‘Torch’). Academically, his schools fared well.