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Memorial set for longtime lobbyist in Jacksonville

Paul Sanford , 78, died July 17

Photo of Paul Sanford courtesy of Florida Politics
Photo of Paul Sanford courtesy of Florida Politics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A memorial service will be held Aug. 10 in Jacksonville for Paul Sanford, a longtime lobbyist who died this month at age 78.

The service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Aug. 10 at St. Paul Catholic Church in the Riverside area of Jacksonville, according to an obituary posted on the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper website.

A reception will follow at 5 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency on East Coastline Drive in Jacksonville. Sanford, who died July 17, was a prominent insurance lobbyist and continued to represent clients during this spring’s legislative session.

Among those clients were the American Council of Life Insurers, Florida Blue and the Florida Insurance Council.