Statement from Governor Albert Bryan Jr. on the Passing of Robert Graham

US VIRGIN ISLANDS– Governor Albert Bryan Jr. issued the following statement Thursday on the passing of recently retired Executive Director of the Virgin Islands Housing Authority Robert Graham:

“It is with a heavy heart and profound sadness that I mourn the passing of Robert Graham, the recently retired Executive Director of the Virgin Islands Housing Authority. Robert was a towering figure in our community, dedicated to improving the lives of all Virgin Islanders through his unwavering commitment to providing safe, affordable housing.

“Throughout his tenure, Robert’s visionary leadership and compassionate approach to service left an indelible mark on our islands. He worked tirelessly to ensure that every family had a place to call home, and his efforts have spearheaded the transformation of our housing communities that is currently underway.

“On behalf of the people of the Virgin Islands, I extend my deepest condolences to Robert’s family, friends, and colleagues during this difficult time. We have lost a true leader and advocate for our people, but his legacy will live on through the countless lives he touched.

“As we remember Robert, let us honor his memory by continuing his work with the same passion and dedication he exemplified. His contributions to our islands will never be forgotten, and he will be sorely missed. May he rest in peace.”

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