December 12, 2013

HIRONO STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF HAWAII STATE HEALTH DIRECTOR LORETTA FUDDY

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Senator Mazie K. Hirono released the following statement on the passing of State Health Director Loretta Fuddy, who was killed in a plane crash Wednesday off Kalaupapa:

“I join many people in Hawaii today in mourning the sudden, tragic passing of Loretta Fuddy. Loretta was a dedicated public servant who spent most of her life working to improve public health on behalf of Hawaii’s families. It was a privilege to work with Loretta since my time in the Hawaii State Legislature. She touched so many lives and will be missed. Our thoughts are with Loretta’s loved ones, as well as the recovering victims of the plane crash.”