Passing of Alumnus Robert P. Dugan, Jr.
May 10, 2010 by Natalie Corbin | 0 Comments
Alumnus Robert P. Dugan passed away May 4 at the age of 78. Dugan served in NAE’s Washington, DC office from 1978-1997, working with public and governmental affairs. Dugan offered a strong and trusted evangelical voice in the nation’s capital.
Dugan received a B.A. from Wheaton College, a Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Divinity from Denver Seminary. After seminary, he served in pastoral positions at Brookdale Baptist Church in Bloomfield, N.J., True Memorial Baptist Church in Rochester, N.H., First Baptist Church in Elmhurst, Ill., and Trinity Baptist Church in Wheat Ridge, Colo. He also served as the chaplain of the Colorado State Senate, which led to his involvement in politics. After an unsuccessful bid for U.S. Congress in 1976, Dugan joined the NAE staff.
Dugan is survived by his wife, Lynne; son, Robert Dugan, III; and daughter, Cheri Rifkin.
To read the full press release visit the NAE website.