Ex-PA legislator Geist dies of heart attack


Rick Geist, who served as the 79th District state representative for 34 years until 2012, has died of a heart attack while traveling in Russia.

Current 79th District state representative Lou Schmitt and multiple sources confirmed the news this afternoon.

Geist was 74 years old.

The Mirror will provide more details as they become available and have a story in our Friday print edition.


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