Lloyd Baum loved politics. I believe he spent time in Chicago, which might explain this passion. He loved public policy, especially health care reform, not surprising since he was a health insurance broker. You might disagree with Lloyd, but you couldn’t disregard his sincerity, his commitment and his desire to do the right thing. I’ve known Lloyd for close to 20 years and was consistently amazed at his willingness to get involved, to make a difference.
So it was with sadness that I received the following missive:
On June 30, 2009, the National Association of Health Underwriters awarded the National Legislative Excellence Award to Lloyd Baum and the Legislative Committee of the Los Angeles Association of Health Underwriters.
On July 2, 2009, Lloyd Baum passed away.
Having won our hearts and inspired our souls, Lloyd Baum, also earned our respect. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Sonya, his family and many friends. Lloyd will be greatly missed and we all know, he will never be replaced.
From the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Association of Health Underwriters, Thank you, Lloyd, This meeting is adjourned.
Lloyd was a good character in every sense of the word. He will indeed be missed.