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​Senator Alan Bates

Democrat - District 3 - Medford

Capitol Phone: 503-986-1703   District Phone: 541-864-0990
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, S-205, Salem, Oregon 97301

DSC05412 copy.JPGSenator Alan Bates died on August 5, 2016 at the age of 71

Memorial Services are being held at both the Capitol and in his district: All who loved him are welcome at both.

Ashland, Oregon

  • Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 1:30 pm
  • Southern Oregon University Stevenson Union, Rogue River Room

Salem, Oregon

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 2:00pm
  • Senate Chamber, Oregon State Capitol

The family has released the following statement:

“The entire Bates family is still in shock at this sudden tragedy. We are gathering together to be there for one another in this time of need,” the family said. “He was such a great man with an impact on Oregon, his community, his patients and most of all, his family. He saved so many lives through a lifetime of practicing medicine, helping generations of southern Oregonians better their health. He went on to help many more people in his work in the Oregon Legislature. His loss will be felt throughout the state. The family welcomes thoughts and prayers while we grieve together. We are comforted in the fact that he passed after a day of doing something he loved: fly fishing his son. We will always think of him when we hear the sound of the river, feel the summer sunlight and see a fly line cast upon the water.”

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