SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary R. Herbert issued the following statement at the passing of Orem Mayor Jerry Washburn:
"Orem Mayor Jerry Washburn was more than a mayor. He was a good friend, great leader, devoted family man, devout religious leader, and successful businessman. Jerry led Orem through challenging times, where his thoughtful and wise leadership was always evident. He will truly be missed by the community of Orem and the entire state. Jeanette and I offer our condolences and prayers on behalf of his good wife, Betty, and his family at this difficult time."