McMorris Rodgers Statement on Passing of Legislator Bob McCaslin

Mar 14, 2011

Washington, D.C.– Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released the following statement today about the passing of longtime Spokane Valley legislator Bob McCaslin:

"I was saddened to learn of the passing of my friend, Bob McCaslin, who was an outstanding leader for the Spokane Valley for thirty years.  When I served in the State Legislature, Bob was one of our most well-liked, well-respected members, and he will be dearly missed.  My thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this time.” 

Bob McCaslin represented Spokane Valley in the State Senate from 1981 to Jan. 2011.  He was in the middle of his first term as a Spokane Valley city councilman.  He was 84.

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