Rep. Donald McKeatin, a Democrat who has represented Virginia’s 4th congressional district since 2017, died Monday night after a battle with colorectal cancer, according to his office. he was 61 years old.
Eachin Chief of Staff Tara Rountree said: statement The congressman was experiencing “second-order effects of colorectal cancer from 2013.”
“We are all devastated by the passing of our boss and friend, Congressman Donald McKeechin. I’ve seen them fight and win against the collateral effects of colorectal cancer.”
“Tonight he lost that battle and the people of Virginia’s 4th congressional district lost a hero who always fought for them and put themselves first,” she added.
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