Director of Jefferson County (Ind.) Emergency Management Troy Morgan dies at 59
MADISON, Ind. (WAVE) - A Southern Indiana leader for first responders has died on Tuesday.
Troy Morgan, the Director of Jefferson County (Ind.) Emergency Management Agency, died at the age of 59, as confirmed by several city officials.
Madison Mayor Bob Courtney said the two had been friends since grade school and that he would be sorely missed.
“Troy will be very fondly remembered and very missed,” Courtney said in a statement. “He set an example for all of us and leaves a void with his absence. My condolences to his family and friends and to all of his work family as well.”
Chief John Wallace with the Madison Police Department said Morgan always put the community first in his work.
“The Madison Police Department is deeply saddened by the sudden loss of EMA Director Troy Morgan,” Wallace said. “Troy was a pillar of stability in time of crisis, a trusted colleague, and a good friend to all. Troy put community first as he worked diligently behind the scenes to keep his beloved Madison/Jefferson County safe. Our deepest condolences go out to Troy’s wife Lisa and his family.”
The Salvation Army of Madison, Indiana posted on Tuesday afternoon Morgan had worked with the group during emergencies whenever the organization’s canteen was dispatched for first responders.
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