The Local 1776 family is sad to report that Don McGrogan passed away over the weekend. Don was a longtime staff member at Local 1776 who rose up the ranks to become Executive Vice President of UFCW Local 1776 until his retirement in 2019.
Don’s leadership helped make us a better a union and his work benefitted thousands of members throughout Local 1776’s jurisdiction. Known as the “director of everything”, no task was too big or small for Don to lend a helping hand. He worked hard to make sure every employee of Local 1776 had the opportunity to succeed to best benefit our members. He was adored by our staff and members who had the privilege to know him.
Don was incredible motivator and a loyal friend, family man and co-worker. He was one of the best the labor movement ever had. We will miss him dearly, and know that the impact he made to help working families will last for years to come.
Rest in Power, Don McGrogan.