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Son of Cox Communications Executive Killed

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LAS VEGAS -- David Schorr, the son of Steve Schorr, VP of Cox Communications, was killed in a small plane crash Thursday night in Georgia.

Schorr, 40, was a passenger in the plane. The pilot was also killed.

Cox Communitcations-Las Vegas issued the following statement to the family:

"Cox Las Vegas is saddened by the loss experienced by Steve Schorr and his wife Holly yesterday evening when the small plane their son David was a passenger in crashed near Atlanta. Steve is a respected member of our executive leadership team and dynamic member of our community who passionately advocates for innumerable causes throughout Southern Nevada. His loss is our loss. Steve and his family are an important part of our family and we grieve his loss as if it were our own."

John Gaughan, president of Las Vegas Dissemination Company, where David was employed from 1993 to 2002, also released a statement: 

"David's energy and enthusiasm were instrumental in the early growth of LVDC. He showed versatility having worked in operations and sales. We are deeply saddened by his loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with his entire family."

David is survived by his wife, Bridgette, and their three children, Alysia, 12, Kaitlyn, 10, and Ethan Steve, 4. He is also survived by his father Steve and his wife, Holly, and his brother, Darrin.

The family is requesting donations in lieu of flowers. A donation can be made at any Wells Fargo Bank to the "Memorial of David Schorr." The account number is 2835460706.

A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday at the McDonald & Son Funeral Home in Cumming, Ga., near Atlanta.

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