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Republican Senator’s Wife Dead At 70


The wife of U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WYO) died on Wednesday at the age of 70.

Bobbi Barrasso died after having a two-year battle with brain cancer.

In a statement, Barrasso wrote, “After a courageous battle with cancer, Bobbi is now at peace and at home with the Lord.”

Barrasso’s sesame continued, “In addition to being a devoted wife and mother, Bobbi was a leader, fierce advocate for Wyoming, and friend to everyone she met. We miss her dearly.”

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Here’s what The New York Post reported:

The wife of Senate GOP Conference Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) died on Wednesday evening of brain cancer, two years after she was diagnosed. She was 70.

“After a courageous battle with cancer, Bobbi is now at peace and at home with the Lord,” Barrasso said in a statement.

“In addition to being a devoted wife and mother, Bobbi was a leader, fierce advocate for Wyoming, and friend to everyone she met. We miss her dearly. On behalf of our entire family, we thank everyone for your prayers and continued support as we remember her and grieve together.”

In 2003, Bobbi Barrasso had been diagnosed with breast cancer but made a full recovery after undergoing surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, and later became a founding member of the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative.

Bobbi, a Wyoming native, moved to Washington, D.C., after college and eventually worked for two of the state’s US senators, Malcolm Wallop and Craig Thomas, the latter of whom died in 2007 and was replaced by Barrasso.

Here’s what the Blaze reported:

Bobbi Barrasso, the wife of GOP Sen. John Barrasso of Wyoming, has died “after a two-year battle with Glioblastoma brain cancer,” according to a press release.

“After a courageous battle with cancer, Bobbi is now at peace and at home with the Lord. In addition to being a devoted wife and mother, Bobbi was a leader, fierce advocate for Wyoming, and friend to everyone she met. We miss her dearly. On behalf of our entire family, we thank everyone for your prayers and continued support as we remember her and grieve together,” Sen. Barrasso said in a statement.

Barrasso has been serving a U.S. senator since mid-2007. He is the Senate Republican Conference chair.

The senator and his wife had been married for a little more than 16 years. “The couple exchanged vows in a traditional ceremony at the Brown family church in Thermopolis on New Years Day,” according to a 2008 press release.

“Bobbi Barrasso has been lighting up rooms with her infectious smile, natural warmth and generosity of spirit since we first met as teenagers at the University of Wyoming. I will miss her dearly. My prayers are with @SenJohnBarrasso and the entire Barrasso family at this time,” GOP Sen. Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming noted.

Barrasso previosuly endorsed Trump for President:



 

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