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PHOENIX (CBS5) -
The president and chief operating officer of APS has passed away Thursday morning after a long battle with cancer.
Donald Robinson was 59 years old.
Robinson worked for APS for more than 34 years and was named president and chief operating officer in 2009.
Robinson was an Arizona native and was active in the community, serving on the boards of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Herberger Theatre, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Fellowship for Senior Living and the Phoenix Police Reserve Foundation.
Robinson is survived by his wife Chloe, his children Vera and James and two grandchildren.
APS is Arizona's largest and longest serving electricity utility with its headquarters in Phoenix.
Gov. Jan Brewer released the following statement on Thursday.
"Arizona has lost one of its true leaders of business and community: Don Robinson. As Arizona grew and modernized in recent decades, Don was at the forefront through his work at Arizona Public Service. Thanks in part to his efforts, APS has become one of the nation's premier utilities - providing safe and secure power to more than 1 million Arizonans.
"Of course, Don was more than just an exceptional businessman. He was an admired colleague; a husband, father and grandfather; and a dear friend to those lucky enough to have known him. Though Don has passed, his legacy and service to Arizona won't be forgotten.
"I ask that Arizonans please join me in extending our deepest prayers and sympathies to his loved ones."
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