EDISON, NJ – Following the death of Edison Fire Department Captain Richard P. Campbell, members of the 18th Legislative District, Senator Patrick Diegnan (D-South Plainfield), Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin (D-East Brunswick), and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak (D-Edison) released the following statement:

“We are saddened to hear about the passing of Fire Captain Richard P. Campbell, known as “RP” by many of his friends. He passed away this morning at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick from complications of COVID-19.

We would like to thank and show our appreciation towards Fire Captain Campbell for his years of service and dedication to our community.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Kimberly, as well as his four children: Kaitlin, Kevin, Kristopher, and Arianna. Godspeed to all of our first responders and thank you for the work you do.”