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Letter: Support for Tao Martinez

Published: Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 5:30 a.m. CST • Updated: Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 10:17 a.m. CST

To the Editor:

I am writing to encourage all voters to become aware of one of your candidates for the office of Kane County coroner.

I am a recently retired county coroner after serving for 28 years as coroner. I served as president of the Illinois Coroners and Medical Examiners Association in 1992 and served more than 20 years as a board member. I have served on the necropsy board that oversaw the conduct of coroners’ offices across Illinois. I am a past member of the International Coroners and Medical Examiners Association. During this time, I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with numerous coroners.

Each elected or appointed official operates his or her office in similar – yet different – manners, yet meeting all the requirements specified by law. Some were Republicans and some were Democrats (pretty much a label). What I did find was that the good ones had a strong desire to serve the people, respect the law, were hard working and were empathetic, caring people with a strong desire to continue learning so that they might better serve the people.    

I have been fortunate to meet and get to know Tao Martinez and his family. I found Tao to be a good businessman, a wonderful family man and a caring person – generous to a fault and an upright citizen. He runs his biohazard business in the most professional manner and has made it his mission to assist those in need of his services in a caring and professional way during often very difficult times.

He has exhibited the hunger to learn everything he can about the operation of the coroner’s office and developed a strong desire to serve others as their coroner. If elected, I am confident Tao would operate the office in a professional and respectful manner. He has shown all the attributes that make a good coroner. I would encourage you to vote for Tao Martinez for the office of Kane County coroner.  SNbS                            

Larry R. Jameson

Retired McDonough County coroner – Republican

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