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Zaffirini, Cuellar on the Death of Senator Mario Gallegos




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October 16, 2012, 9:24pm
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ZAFFIRINI: "I am deeply saddened by the death of my friend and colleague, Senator Mario Gallegos," said Senator Judith Zaffirini in a statement issued this evening.

"My son and I travelled to Houston on Sunday to spend time with Senator Gallegos and his family. He was resting peacefully and was surrounded by some of the countless relatives and friends who loved him and treasured his friendship--myself included.

"When he began his career, his goals and desires were to save lives--plain and simple. Saving lives was what he did for 22 years as a firefighter with the Houston Fire Department, and it was what he did in the Texas Senate. Ask anyone familiar with his work in the Texas Senate and they certainly will tell you that Senator Gallegos was a dear friend of law enforcement and public safety. Anyone familiar with his work in the Texas Senate will tell you that he fought passionately for health and human services for the very poor, the very young, the very old and persons with disabilities.

"Senator Gallegos never quit. Even those who disagreed with him politically admired his passion, his generosity and his sense of duty to his constituents. His firefighter's perseverance brought to mind Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem The Ladder of St. Augustine:

'We have not wings, we cannot soar;

But we have feet to scale and climb

By slow degrees, by more and more,

The cloudy summits of our time.'

"May God bless Senator Mario Gallegos, his family and his constituents."

From Congressman Henry Cuellar:

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of State Senator Mario Gallegos Jr. I truly admire his commitment to the people of Texas, especially in Houston. I am proud to have worked with him during my time in the Texas State House of Representatives. He was my friend and a dedicated lawmaker as demonstrated throughout his 20 years of public service. His legacy in the Texas State Legislature will be remembered from years to come.”
 

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Elaine K.  
Floresville  
October 16, 2012 9:24pm
 
May he rest in peace.

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