Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Former Delegate Jean Cryor Passes Away

Former Delegate Jean Cryor (D-15), who later became a member of the Montgomery County Planning Board, has passed away at the age of 70. Cryor served three terms in the House starting in 1994 and was the only Republican Delegate from Montgomery County in her last four years. Craig Rice edged her by 152 votes in 2006. Cryor was respected by legislators from both parties and even appeared on the Apple Ballot. Following is a statement from County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council President Phil Andrews.

For Immediate Release: November 3, 2009

Statement by County Executive Ike Leggett & County Council President Phil Andrews on the Passing of Jean Cryor

“Montgomery County has suffered a terrible loss.

“Jean Cryor served the people of the County in several capacities – as a local journalist, a State Delegate, and as a member of the County Planning Board. Her absence will be deeply felt in many ways and in many communities.

“We mourn her loss and extend our deepest condolences to her family, her friends, and her colleagues on the Planning Board.”

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