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VARP Founder John Czyzewski Dies

April 2015

John Czyzewski, VARP’s founder, died March 31, age 70. Beginning in about 1979, John organized an ad hoc group of Virginia and West Virginia NARP members into what would become the Virginia Association of Railway Patrons. John wrote the by-laws and filed the articles of incorporation with the Virginia State Corporation Commission around 1980. For the next two decades he served as chairman of the board.