Mainers saddened by news of Barbara Bush's declining health
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PORTLAND, Maine â" Maine Governor Paul LePage on Monday said he and his wife are keeping former first lady Barbara Bush and the Bush family in their prayers.
LePage tweeted Sunday evening that Mrs. Bush, wife of former President George H.W. Bush, ââis one of a kind and she has been a wonderful friend and inspiration to so many people in Maine.ââ
A family spokesman said Sunday that the 92-year-old Mrs. Bush is in failing health and wonât be seeking additional medical treatment.Advertisement
The Bushes have long ties to Maine. They spend their summers at a seaside home in Kennebunkport and are involved in the community.Get Fast Forward in your inbox: Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here
The Maine Medical Centerâs childrenâs hospital in Portland bears Barbara Bushâs name.
The Bushes ââlive their lives always putting others first,â said Maine Medical Center president Rich Petersen.Source: Google News