Listen Online - Listen on Mobile Radio.com | Mobile App Info

Former Nevada First Lady Bonnie Bryan Dies at 77

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Nevada first lady Bonnie Fairchild Bryan has died in Las Vegas after suffering from leukemia.

Family spokesman Greg Ferraro issued a statement on behalf of the family confirming Bryan’s death on Tuesday. She was 77.

Bonnie Bryan was married for 54 years to Richard Bryan, a Democrat who served as governor from 1983 to 1989. He went on to represent Nevada in the U.S. Senate from 1989 to 2001.

Ferraro called Bonnie Bryan a superb role model for young people who left an indelible mark on the state with her warmth and kindness.

He said she’ll be profoundly missed by her husband, her three children and their families, and a legion of friends.

Funeral services are pending.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Las Vegas

Get Started
Introducing Your New Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live