For Immediate Release
Friday, March 2, 2012
Contact: Chris Cate
Statement by Secretary of State Ken Detzner on the Passing of Former Secretary of State George Firestone
Tallahassee, Florida –
"Secretary of State Firestone was a statesman invested in the best interests of Florida. In addition to being a man who loved the people of Florida, he will always be remembered as a strong advocate in the Florida Legislature and as a Secretary of State who was a champion of the arts and who helped revolutionize the way business filings and searches are done using modern technology.
"I offer my condolences to his family and friends. He will be missed, but his accomplishments will not be forgotten."