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Baird Chairman Paul Purcell passes away

Paul Purcell

HOUSTON — Baird Chairman Paul Purcell, who had been battling cancer and was treated at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, passed away Friday, Feb. 28 in hospice in Florida.

Purcell joined Baird in 1994 and added chairman, president and CEO to his resume over the years, according to his biography on the Baird website.

Purcell served on various boards in Milwaukee, including the United Way of Greater Milwaukee, UPAF and Discovery World.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been released.

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