Release: <blockquote>"The Republican family is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Carl H. Lindner, Jr. Our region has lost a giant. Mr. Lindner's impact onis legendary. For a generation, he was the unmatched leader of the business and philanthropic communities in this area. Mr. Lindner touched many lives and his generosity benefited citizens across the country."
"Mr. Lindner was a dear friend to the Republican Party. Despite his well-deserved status as a major supporter of national political figures, he continued to strongly support our local efforts and he cared deeply about good government in his hometown. He was a true champion for our cause."
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the Lindner family."</blockquote>