(Northampton, MA) — A well-known Democratic Party activist in Northampton has passed away after a battle with cancer. 55-year-old Tim Carpenter was founder of the Progressive Democrats of America and worked as the organization’s co-director. Carpenter devoted his life to working for peace, health care, nuclear disarmament, campaign finance reform and more. Carpenter died just days before his organization’s 10th birthday celebration.
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