As I see it: Dever's death leaves a void in all law-abiding hearts



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Dear Nancy,

I want to thank you for the years of allowing those of us who call Cochise County home to have your husband, Larry, as our sheriff.

I first got to know Larry when I came to this newspaper in 1984, a  couple of years after the Miracle Valley Shootout, the only title we in the media  could come up with. I know he took a lot of heat, which was mostly generated by outsiders who flew in, made accusations, and then flew away.

I left in 1987 for a five year period to work at another Wick paper in North Carolina, but when I returned in 1992, again I  made contact with Larry and  it seemed as if I had gone on a short vacation, with our relationship continuing.




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just me on Sun, 09/30/2012 - 4:04am
Title: Nice

As a law-abiding citizen, I can attest to the loss that I felt when I heard
the news. My best to the family and thanks to all the officers who serve our
county in a professional manner.

Incadove93 on Sun, 09/30/2012 - 10:34am

What a touchng and beautiful remembrance!! I pray that Nancy and the Dever
family will take great comfort as they read it. Who ever is elected next has
very, very big boots to fill!