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Thank you Sheriff Magnuson

Register • Apr 6, 2013 at 7:16 AM

Excerpt from Sunday's editorial: Former Erie County Sheriff John Magnuson died last week, prompting an outpouring of memories and appreciation for his service.

And most everyone seemed to agree: The sheriff was an icon who understood the dynamics of people and the circumstances of life. He saw it in subordinates — of which he had many — and was a teacher; he saw it in victims of crime and served as the conscious of community; he saw criminals and criminal suspects and was the enforcer, a man who respected the rules.

His was a life well-lived, in service to his community. 

Thank you, Sheriff.

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