Thursday, May 19, 2016

My sincerest sympathies to the family of the late Senator Bob Bennett.

There is probably not one opinion I shared with him, but, he was dedicated to the people of Utah and was a frequent presence on the Senate floor. 

May 14, 2016
By Kathy Stephenson

While Utahns (click here) may remember Bob Bennett for his three terms as a U.S. senator, during his Salt Lake City funeral Saturday he was celebrated as a loving husband, attentive father, thoughtful friend and dutiful servant to God.
Bennett, who died May 4 at age 82 from complications of cancer and a stroke, was described as kind, honest, patient and modest. 
"That's no exaggeration, that's really the man," said attorney and business partner John Knapp Baird. "He was the genuine article. And I don't think we fully appreciate what we had."

Baird said his friend "lived a heroic life." And while Bennett was disappointed in 2010 when he lost his re-election bid, "it didn't define him. He was far more than a United States senator."...