Helena, MT -- Jim Elliott, Chairman of the Montana Democratic Party, released the following statement on the passing of former Montana State Legislator Ray Peck:
"Ray Peck served Montana with great honesty, integrity, and conviction as a citizen, legislator, and educator. Ray believed in social justice, education, and equal treatment for all Montanans. It was my pleasure and privilege to serve with Ray in the Montana Legislature. Montana has lost a great man. Our thoughts and prayers are with Ray's family."