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Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg retiring, taking advantage of voluntary separation program

Posted at 7:15 PM, Jul 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-19 03:06:20-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg is retiring, according to a county spokesperson.

Fudenberg is taking advantage of a voluntary separation program.

The Clark County Commission approved the program in May. The county decided to offer the program because it has been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Gov. Sisolak tweeted that Fudenberg is a “true professional” and his retirement will be a “big loss.” He also said that he wishes him nothing but the best in his future endeavors.

Clark County Commission Chair Marilyn Kirkpatrick sent the following statement:

“As coroner, John has displayed compassion, sensitivity and dedication to the people of this community and we greatly appreciate it. In the aftermath of 1 October, he personally provided needed comfort to the families of those we lost. He is in my mind one of the heroes of that horrific event.”

Fudenberg also announced his retirement on LinkedIn. According to his post, he is retiring after a 30 year career in Las Vegas. His last day with be Aug. 7.