JAN. 4, 2013
Contact: MaryAnne Pintar

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) issued the following statement from Washington, D.C. today regarding the passing of his friend Murray Galinson:

“My wife, Lynn, and I are greatly saddened by the unexpected death of our friend Murray. We’ve had the privilege of being included in many of the political and civic-minded events he and Elaine have hosted in their home. And I’ve had the great privilege and great honor to know him, work with him, and in many ways,  to learn from this wise, kind, and thoughtful leader.

“Murray was a huge influence on our community because his business and political acumen were as great as his sense of civic duty, and because his huge heart guided his tremendous generosity.

“When life in politics became lonely, I could always count on Murray's good sense and good humor to encourage me. I was honored to have his support in every one of my political campaigns, but the bigger honor was being able to call him my good friend. I will miss him very much.”