Democratic Activist and former DAV head Roger Andal passes away
The Argus Leader has a story this morning about how Roger Andal, who was recently in the news over being berated by a US Senator over his criticism of John Thune, passed away after surgery.
Read it all here. Andal was also a two-time Democratic Candidate for the state legislature on the Democratic Ticket.
Roger Andal, former state commander of the Disabled American Veterans, died Tuesday in Omaha from complications after surgery for Crohn's disease.Andal's friends and colleagues said he fought tirelessly for veterans' rights.
He was 57.
"He took no prisoners. He really went for it all in the pursuit of the truth," said Rick Weiland, a friend who met Andal in the late 1970s during Tom Daschle's campaign for U.S. House.