Auditor General DePasquale Issues Statement on the Passing of Former Gov. William W. Scranton

July 29 2013
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Auditor General DePasquale Issues Statement 
on the Passing of Former Gov. William W. Scranton

HARRISBURG (July 29, 2013) – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released the following statement upon learning of the death of former Pennsylvania Governor William W. Scranton:

“Bill Scranton had a very distinguished career serving Pennsylvania and the nation as governor, U.S. congressman and ambassador to the United Nations. He was a statesman in the truest sense of this word. He will forever be remembered as a key supporter of the creation of the community college system and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), both of which opened the doors of higher education for thousands upon thousands of Pennsylvanians. 

“Tracey and I extended our condolences to Governor Scranton’s wife, Mary, and the entire Scranton family. “ 

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