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Longtime Board of Trustees member dies

February 15, 2012  |  Liberty University News Service

The Rev. Richard Herbert Fitzpatrick, 85, a longtime member of Liberty University’s Board of Trustees, died from complications of diabetes on Saturday, Feb. 11.

A resident of Annapolis, Md., Fitzpatrick has been a board member since 1976 and served on the Executive Committee until his death. He worked closely with Dr. Elmer Towns, dean of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, on the direction of the seminary in its early years.

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