Governor LePage Issues Statement on Death of President George H.W. Bush

December 1, 2018

For Immediate Release: Saturday, December 1, 2018
Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, Press Secretary, julie.rabinowitz@maine.gov

AUGUSTA--Governor Paul R. LePage has issued the following statement on the death of President George H.W. Bush, who passed away last night at the age of 94.

"It was with great sadness that Ann and I heard the news last night of the passing of President Bush. America has lost an icon," stated Governor LePage. "He can now rest with his beloved Barbara."

"President Bush has been an unwavering supporter of Maine and a vibrant part of the Kennebunkport community for decades. We shall keep the Bush family in our hearts at this difficult time. On behalf of the people of Maine, we send our deepest condolences. Know that President Bush's life and legacy of public service will be an eternal source of hope and inspiration for the people of Maine and around the world," Governor LePage said. "America has lost a true gentle-man."