Remembering Secretary of State Dennis Richardson

When Secretary of State Dennis Richardson concluded his courageous fight with brain cancer on February 26, 2019, he left a tremendous legacy of kindness, love and devotion to his family, friends and the people of Oregon. Dennis’ life impacted so many, and his memory lives on in the little moments—those individual interactions that defined him and revealed his genial nature and relentless passion to make the world a better place.

This is a collection of memories, written by those who knew Dennis and shared with the Secretary of State’s office after his tragic passing.

Secretary Richardson was an authentic statesman. This collection pays tribute to his memory.