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Alan Dixon (AP Photo/Dennis Cook)
Alan Dixon (AP Photo/Dennis Cook)

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June 10, 2015 "John 11:33 says: "When Jesus saw her weeping and the Jews who had come with her weeping and groaning, he groaned within himself and became troubled." Jesus expressed tears when his friend Lazarus died, he knows how it feels to lose a dead loved one and he understands what you and your family are experiencing. May this bring you and your family comfort in this time of need. cjp (fla.)"
February 01, 2015 "Rest in peace." - Lena Williams (Plano, TX)
July 23, 2014 "I will missed you. Rest in Peace." - Brennen Garcia (Round Lake, IL)
July 16, 2014 "Dear Cobi, Stacey, Stephanie & Doug and family: so sorry to hear about your Grandfather/Dad's passing. My prayers are with you all. Kindest regards, Susan" - Susan L. Blaies (Houston, TX)
July 15, 2014 "To the family of Senator Alan Dixon

I regret very much missing his wake. Please accept our sympathy on your great loss.

Senator Dixon was clearly a historic person who exemplified all that is good and wholesome about American politics.

He set the mark for all of us who serve whatever our position. He never forgot the words of Speaker Sam Rayburn that, “any office within the gift of the people is a great honor”.

Alan Dixon's long tenure in public office as well as his work as an attorney was marked with distinction. He was a man of competence and integrity, but with unfailing courtesy to everyone with whom he dealt.

I can still recall Senator Dixon's concession speech the day after the primary in 1992. He spoke eloquently of his years of public service and he stated, something to the effect: “I have drunk deeply from the fountain of public service and I am fully satisfied…” My memory may cause me to forget the accuracy of this quote, but his vivid description of a great career is something we should all remember especially those who serve in public office.

Senator William Haine – Illinois State Senator – 56th District"
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Obituary for Alan Dixon
CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon, an Illinois Democrat whose career in national and state politics spanned more than 40 consecutive years...
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