Chick-fil-A received bad news Friday morning when it learned that its vice president of public relations, Don Perry, died suddenly. WRBL of Columbus, Georgia reports that Perry died of a heart attack.
"Don was a member of our Chick-fil-A family for nearly 29 years," the company said in a statement. "For many of you in the media, he was the spokesperson for Chick-fil-A. He was a well-respected and well-liked media executive in the Atlanta and University of Georgia communities, and we will all miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family."
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Corrected on : UPDATE: 7/27/12, 3:21 p.m. - This story was updated with information about the death of Chick-Fil-A's VP of public relations.