|Contact: Steve Jensen
|July 12, 2013|
GOV. MALLOY AND LT. GOV. WYMAN ON THE
PASSING OF DR. LOUIS A. MAGNARELLI
(HARTFORD, CT) - Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman today released the following statement on the passing of Dr. Louis A. Magnarelli, Director of The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES).
"Dr. Magnarelli was known internationally for his work and pioneering research. He was also a dedicated and hard-working public servant who was a strong advocate for Connecticut's agriculture and green industries," said Governor Malloy. "His efforts ensured the health and sustainability of our communities, environment and people. Dr. Magnarelli served the State of Connecticut for almost 40 years and my condolences go out to his family, friends, and colleagues."
"Dr. Magnarelli was a major contributor to the success of CAES -his leadership and passion will be missed by his colleagues, and his absence will be felt across the Station," said Lt. Governor Wyman. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Dr. Magnarelli's family and friends during this sad time."