Paul Rusk Obituary: Neighborhood chose authorities and companions of Dane County Board Sup. Paul Rusk on Monday recollected the 18-year board part from Madison’s North Side as a devoted local official who thought about his constituents and pondered nearby issues.
Rusk, who as of late directed a significant part of the getting ready for a disputable new district prison, was discovered dead in his home Sunday, authorities and companions said. He was 65. No reason for death was promptly delivered.
“Something about Paul was that he was principled and sensible,” County Board Chairwoman Analiese Eicher stated, including that he “thought profoundly about individuals” and was “acceptable direction to me.”
“Our people group has lost a mindful, merciful pioneer who set individuals and public help in the most elevated respect,” County Executive Joe Parisi said in an announcement.
Rusk was first chosen for the County Board in 2002 and spoke to a region around the Dane County Airport from Maple Bluff upper east to past the interstate. Until May of 2018, he was likewise leader overseer of the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin, where he had worked since November 1998.
As per an announcement from the County Board, in the 12 or more years Rusk drove the Public Protection and Judiciary Committee, its work included regulating changes to the area’s 911 focus and changes to the district criminal equity framework pointed toward tending to the framework’s longstanding racial abberations.