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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

JORGE DURAND, BAILIFF, HAS PASSED AWAY


Jorge Durand, Judge Joe Fernandez's bailiff, passed away suddenly over the weekend. 

Mr. Durand, a former corrections officer and then Bailiff, and proud father of two daughters who both became police officers, was a fixture at the courthouse ever since the late 1970's. Mr. Durand was one of the correction officers who transported Ted Bundy to the Justice Building (as it was simply known then) for trial. 





Besides his two daughters, Mr. Durand is also survived by his wife, who is also a bailiff. 
The well written Herald obit is here. 


11 comments:

Anonymous said...

Such a nice man. May he rest in peace!

Anonymous said...

A good man who will be missed! Godspeed Jorge.

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Anonymous said...

A great man. Sorry for his family's loss.

Anonymous said...

He was always nice to me. Sorry to see him go.

Anonymous said...

I was fortunate enough to get to know Jorge and his daughter, Michelle. Both nice people. Sorry to hear of his passing.

BTDT

evan crawford said...

I knew Mr Durand and his daughters
and his wifeVery sorry for his loss
my heart goes out to his daughter michelle and the rest ofthe Durand family may God give you strength in this your time of sorrow
Evan Crawford

Anonymous said...

I think his family knows that the gang at the courthouse liked him and enjoyed our time with him.

Rest in peace old friend.

Anonymous said...

A good man. His daughter's are equally special.

DS said...

A Really Nice guy. RIP

Anonymous said...

I did not know him - only met him in passing - but he was a kind man. What a shame.