STATEMENT BY GOV. MALLOY ON PASSING OF FORMER STATE SENATOR GEORGE "DOC" GUNTHER
(HARTFORD, CT) - Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released the following statement on the passing of former Connecticut State Senator George "Doc" Gunther:
"Doc Gunther served the citizens of Stratford and the state with an unwavering passion and commitment to public service.
"Even if you didn't agree with him, Senator Gunther was an independent thinker respected by his colleagues and constituents for fighting to protect our environment and preserve open space. His advocacy and service to our state will be remembered and will continue to benefit future generations.
"Cathy and I send our heartfelt condolences to Senator Gunther's family during this difficult time."
For Immediate Release: August 26, 2012
Contact: Andrew Doba
Facebook: Office of Governor Dannel P. Malloy