Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R-Gerber) released the following statement on the passing of State Senator Dave Cox (R-Fair Oaks), who succumbed Tuesday after battling prostate cancer for the past 13 years.
"California has lost a truly great leader, one who has a made a significant mark on local government and on the state of California. Dave was a friend and an esteemed colleague; one who will be dearly missed by all. Marilyn and I extend our sympathies and prayers to Mrs. Cox and their family. He will live in our hearts forever."