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Governor Stitt Statement on Passing of Former Oklahoma Secretary of Transportation Gary Ridley

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Governor Kevin Stitt released the following statement honoring former Oklahoma Secretary of Transportation Gary Ridley, after he passed.

“Oklahoma is grateful for and a better place because of Gary Ridley’s lifetime dedication to improving transportation across our great state and this nation. Gary’s leadership and development foresight has helped pave the way for our state’s robust infrastructure, and will leave a legacy for future generations. Gary was an Oklahoman with a heart for public service and a transportation icon who created a wonderful legacy for us to follow. Sarah and I are praying for Secretary Ridley’s family during this time.”

Secretary Ridley was a dedicated public servant, and in addition to his time as Secretary of Transportation served as director of Oklahoma Department of Transportation and Oklahoma Turnpike Authority.

Last Modified on Dec 22, 2022
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