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Judy Baar Topinka dead at age 70

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[December 10, 2014]  SPRINGFIELD - Illinois State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has died of complications from a stroke she suffered on Tuesday December 9th. Topinka was 70 years of age

Topinka died Wednesday at approximately 1 a.m.

Attorney General Lisa Madigan today (Wednesday) issued the following statement upon news of the passing of Judy Baar Topinka.

“Today our state has suffered a great loss. Judy Baar Topinka was a trailblazer, a true public servant and a friend to all. Always jubilant and straight-talking, Judy spoke her mind on every issue. Even during tough political times, Judy always worked across party lines to get things done and brought humor and joy to everything she did. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.”

[Office of the Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan]



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