Sen. Angel statement on former Gov. Spellman passing away

In response to the news that former Washington Gov. John Spellman died early Tuesday at age 91, Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, issued this statement:

“I’m saddened to hear about the passing of John Spellman, who served as Washington’s governor and King County executive before that. John was known as a statesman who worked well with people on both sides of the aisle. I admired him for his civility, vision and integrity. He served the people of Washington well. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.”