STATEMENT: Lt. Governor Newsom on the passing of Nancy McFadden


(SACRAMENTO) - California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement on the passing of Nancy E. McFadden, Executive Secretary and Chief of Staff to Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. since 2011.

"Jennifer and I offer our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of one of the most gifted and accomplished public servants to have served California, Nancy McFadden.

"Nancy carried the burden of her enormous responsibility with spirit, verve, and humility. Her tenacity and determination was contagious. She was brilliant, kind, and dedicated. She was simply the best at what she did."