Former Illinois Congressman Phil Crane dies at 84 - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Former Illinois Congressman Phil Crane dies at 84

CHICAGO (KFVS) -

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk R-IL has released the following statement on the passing of former Illinois U.S. Congressman Phil Crane.

Crane died at the age of 84 after a long battle with lung cancer.

“Today we mourn the loss of one of the great leaders from northern Illinois. He will always be remembered for vowing to never raise taxes, a promise he kept through his long career, and for expanding trade opportunities for our state. I send best wishes and prayers to his family.”

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