U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) made the following statement upon learning that longtime Vermont journalist Marselis Parsons died Wednesday morning.
“Marselis Parsons was a leader in Vermont journalism for decades. He was tough, but fair. He took his responsibility to chronical the major issues facing Vermont and Vermonters seriously. He worked tirelessly to help Vermonters understand the world around them. His life's work is a model for young reporters of what journalism is about. He will be missed.”