Schuette Statement on Passing of Eleanor Josaitis

Contact: John Sellek or Joy Yearout 517-373-8060
Agency: Attorney General

August 9, 2011

LANSING - Attorney General Bill Schuette today issued the following statement on the death of Focus: HOPE co-founder Eleanor Josaitis: 

 "Eleanor Josaitis was an example of courage and faith.  She had an unyielding commitment to Detroit, and an unwavering commitment to helping people.  Eleanor taught us how to see the better side of people.  She was a dear friend of my wife Cynthia and of mine, and we will miss her greatly.  Our prayers are with her family."