WHP mourn the passing of communication specialist

h/t WHP

(Cheyenne, WY) – The Wyoming Highway Patrol announced in a press release Thursday the passing of Communication Specialist Richard C. Diefenderfer this morning.

He began working at the WHP in March of 1998 and worked as a dispatcher as well as a dispatch supervisor, WHP shared. He was well-liked by his co-workers and often recognized for being a team player. He was recognized for his diligence and initiative throughout his career. On many occasions, Rich would go above and beyond to find information to aid with apprehensions. 

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“We thank Rich for his contributions to the agency and extend our condolences to the family in this time of sorrow,” WHP said.

Updates on a celebration of life for Rich will be shared on the WHP Facebook page once they become available.

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