Sullivan Mourns Passing of Congressman Don Young

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) issued the following statement after hearing the news that Congressman Don Young passed away earlier today:

“Like all Alaskans, Julie and I are saddened, shocked, and devastated by the sudden passing of our Congressman Don Young. His spirit—authentic, tenacious, indomitable, a man of the people—epitomized our great state to such a degree that there was a sense he’d always be with us, that he’d live forever. 

“He was a dear friend and mentor, and I have learned so much from this great Alaskan.  

“The Alaska that we know and love today is a reality because of the tireless work of Don Young.

“Julie’s and my deepest condolences go out to his wife, Anne, his daughters, Dawn “Sister” and Joni, and his many grandchildren. Rest In Peace, Don Young.” 

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