Important: Oz Griebel, Chair of SAM CT

It is with deep sorrow we share with each of you that our friend Oz Griebel, Chair of the SAM Connecticut Task Force, passed away today. Please see the message from his family below. Oz was and always will be the vision of courage, a man of passion and integrity, and the epitome of a leader. He represented the best and the brightest. Oz’ legacy will endure in all of us as we carry forward his mission to improve our democracy and the lives of all people. In the days ahead, please keep Oz and his family in your thoughts and prayers. We are all blessed to have known such a wonderful and inspirational man.

-David Jolly, Monte Frank, and the SAM Team

Statement from the Family of Oz Griebel:

“Oz Griebel passed away on July 29 as a result of complications related to the pedestrian/motor vehicle accident he was involved in while jogging on July 21. The Griebel family is very appreciative of the outpouring of support they’ve received since the accident and will share information about services once arrangements have been made. They continue to ask for privacy at this time. Please direct inquiries to Christopher Cooper at”