Round Rock mayor recovering from spinal surgery

Round Rock Mayor Craig Morgan said he is recovering from an Oct. 11 surgery.

Round Rock Mayor Craig Morgan said he is recovering from an Oct. 11 surgery.

Round Rock Mayor Craig Morgan is recovering from spinal surgery, he said in a statement released Oct. 24.

Doctors discovered a mass in his spine earlier this month, and Morgan underwent surgery to remove the mass on Oct. 11, according to the statement.

“The business of the City of Round Rock continues unabated, with Mayor Pro Tem Writ Baese taking care of any necessary duties during my absence,” Morgan said in the statement. “We have an outstanding City Council that will continue to make sound decisions for Round Rock, and I know our staff will continue to deliver outstanding service to our residents, businesses and visitors.”

Morgan said he is awaiting results on the pathology of the mass. He said he would share more information about his prognosis when it becomes available and until then is focused on his recovery.

“I very much appreciate the thoughts and prayers of the community, and I ask for privacy for my family at this time,” Morgan said in the statement. “People who know me know that I remain optimistic and my faith is unwavering in the face of this difficulty.”
By Taylor Jackson Buchanan
Taylor Buchanan joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 after completing a master of journalism degree from the University of Texas. She worked as the senior reporter for Community Impact's Southwest Austin edition and is now the editor for the company's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition.


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