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Former House Daily Press Gallery Superintendent Jerry Gallegos Dies
He worked in the House gallery for 44 years

Jerry Gallegos' longtime deputy at the House Daily Press Gallery described him as a "passionate advocate for the press in the Capitol but he was also a caring boss to the staff." (CQ Roll Call file photo)

Three years after retiring as superintendent of the House Daily Press Gallery, Jerry Gallegos passed away on Sunday in Maryland from a liver disorder. He was 70.

Gallegos had worked in the gallery for 44 years before retiring in August 2013, when current director Annie Tin took over.