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Federal Employee Spokesman Dies

News from the Federal Eye blog here at the Post:

Richard N. Brown, president of the National Federation of Federal Employees and a leading spokesperson for federal employee issues, died unexpectedly yesterday at his Arlington apartment, according to a statement released today by the union.
Richard Brown.

"Federal employees have lost a great spokesman who's going to be difficult, if not impossible to replace," said Ron Ault, a veteran union leader and head of the AFL-CIO's Metal Trades Department. Ault called Brown his "little brother," saying they became fast friends after meeting in 2001.

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By Patricia Sullivan  |  July 1, 2009; 12:04 PM ET
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Rick Brown was an amazing man. He was passionate about his career,family and friends. He always went out of his way to say hello to everyone he met and was a genuinely caring person. He will be dearly missed by all those lives he has touched.

Posted by: friend8 | July 1, 2009 1:45 PM | Report abuse

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