Press Release
April 21, 2014

Statement From Mayor Emanuel On The Passing Of Richard Elrod

Mayor's Press Office    312.744.3334

“Richard Elrod gave his life to public service and he will forever have the enduring thanks of a grateful city. His fortitude despite physical ailment, his faith in the highest ideals of justice and public service, and his fidelity to the city he loved and the family who loved him, are examples to us all and reminders of the great contributions and even greater character of Richard. His family and friends have our deepest condolences.”

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