July 21, 2011

Whitehouse Statement on Passing of Governor Sundlun

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse released the following statement today regarding the passing of former Rhode Island Governor Bruce Sundlun:

“I mourn the passing of Bruce Sundlun, a beloved friend and mentor. Bruce’s accomplishments as an athlete, soldier, lawyer, businessman and politician would each make his a memorable life; together they made him one of the most remarkable and accomplished Rhode Islanders in our history. But most who knew Bruce will remember him for his personality: warm-hearted and funny, impatient and irrepressible, courageous and determined. No one who knew Bruce ever doubted where he stood. He was a towering figure in our state’s history and a vibrant figure in the lives of his friends and family. My love, thoughts and prayers are with them.”


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