(La Porte, IN) - A prominent member of the La Porte community has passed away. Don Baugher worked at the City Attorney under Mayors Dennis Smith, Kathy Chroback, Leigh Morris and Blair Milo.
During Tuesday’s Board of Public Works meeting, Mayor Tom Dermody called Baugher a good man who accomplished a lot for the city. Dermody then asked for moment of silence.
Baugher was also County Attorney and a Chief Deputy Prosecutor during his legal career. He was 76. According to family members, while serving in the U.S. Air Force, Baugher was an air traffic controller during the Vietnam War.