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George R. 'Randy' Walker, insurance executive and board member of Dyslexia Training Program, dies

George R. 'Randy' Walker, insurance executive and board member of Dyslexia Training Program, dies

George R. "Randy" Walker, founder of Group Insurance Planners Inc. and a longtime board member for the nonprofit Dyslexia Tutoring Program, died April 22 at Arden Courts in Riderwood of complications from Alzheimer's disease.

The Lutherville resident was 77.

"I've known Randy for 55 years, and he was arguably the most optimistic, upbeat person I've ever known. There was never a bad day for Randy Walker," said John A. "Jack" Luetkemeyer Jr. of Baltimore, co-chairman of Continental Realty Corp.

"He was loved by all and just a terrific guy," said Mr. Luetkemeyer. "Everyone was his best friend and, as an insurance guy, he was a...

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