Begich Statement on Death of Rep. Richard FosterU.S. Sen. Mark Begich released the following statement on the passing of Rep. Richard Foster:
"I was saddened to learn of the death of Richard Foster. Rep. Foster served the people of Alaska for more than two decades and committed himself to improving the lives of those he represented. The people of Nome had an ardent advocate who was always working on ways to make rural Alaska stronger and healthier.
"Alaska has lost a true public servant. My thoughts and prayers are with Rep. Foster's family, friends and wide circle of colleagues across this state."
Posted: October 14, 2009
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