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File #: 0169X-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/24/2021 In control: M. Brown
On agenda: 9/27/2021 Final action: 9/29/2021
Title: To Recognize and Honor the life of Frank D. Duff, and expresses our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones
Sponsors: Mitchell Brown, Elizabeth Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To Recognize and Honor the life of Frank D. Duff, and expresses our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones

 

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WHEREAS, Columbus Fire Fighter Frank D. Duff passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021 at the age of 66 after a month long battle with COVID-19, which he contracted while in the line of duty; and

 

WHEREAS, Duff began his career with the Division of Fire in 1994, earning his paramedic certificate in 1998. He spent the majority of his career working at Fire Station 17 on Columbus’s Westside; and

 

WHEREAS, Firefighter Duff’s passing underscores the sacrifices made by men and women of the Columbus Division of Fire to preserve life and protect our community. His resolve is a testament to service above self; and                     

 

WHEREAS, Firefighter Duff was known for his calm and kind demeanor with everyone he came into contact with. He treated everyone he met like family and was the living example of what it means to have a servant’s heart; and                     

 

WHERAS, Our thoughts and prayers are with the Duff family and the members of the Division of Fire that lost one of their own. We pray that they find comfort in one another; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this Council does hereby recognize and honor the life of Columbus Firefighter Frank D. Duff, and expresses our sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.