Dec 04, 2012
Pelosi Statement on the Passing of Ms. Wilma Simms
Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today following the passing of longtime DCCC staff member, Ms. Wilma Simms:
“Today, our thoughts and prayers go out to all who knew, loved, and worked with Ms. Wilma Simms. She was the face of the DCCC for more than a decade; she greeted anyone who walked through the DCCC’s doors with a smile; she made everyone feel welcome.
“Ms. Wilma did her job with warmth, grace, and enthusiasm. She was devoted to the cause of the Democratic Party. She was a cherished member of the extended family of the DCCC and the House Democratic Caucus. Her presence, passion, energy, and kindness will be sorely missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her.
“Ms. Wilma touched the lives of Members of Congress, candidates, staffers, interns, and complete strangers. I hope it is a comfort to her family, friends, and loved ones that so many share in their grief at this sad time.”