Lucas Statement on the Passing of Stewart Doan

May 11, 2012

Tamara Hinton, 202.225.0184

WASHINGTON – Chairman Frank Lucas issued the following statement today on the passing of Stewart Doan. Mr. Doan was a respected agricultural journalist and senior editor of Agri-Pulse.

"Along with the rest of the agriculture community, I was saddened to learn of the sudden passing of our friend, Stewart Doan.  Beyond being a talented journalist and broadcaster, Stewart was just a quality person. 

"His passing is a tremendous loss to all of us who appreciated and respected his fair storytelling and analysis.  His brand of reporting on farm policy and his role in our community will be missed.

"My thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues."