County Executive Johnny Olszewski released the following statement following the passing of former Baltimore County Executive and Baltimore County Board of Education of Member Roger B. Hayden.

"We collectively mourn the passing of former Baltimore County Executive Roger Hayden," Olszewski said. "A dedicated public servant and tireless advocate for public education, County Executive Hayden exemplified what it means to give back to our communities. Baltimore County is stronger for his service and my sympathies and prayers are with his family and loved ones during this difficult time."