Remembering Senator John McCain

Written by Editorial Staff Category: Valley News Issue: August 2018
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Cindy McCain:

My heart is broken. I am so lucky to have lived the adventure of loving this incredible man for 38 years. He passed the way he lived, on his own terms, surrounded by the people he loved, in the the place he loved best.

— Cindy McCain (@cindymccain) August 26, 2018


Jeff Flake:

Words cannot express the sorrow I feel at John McCain’s passing. The world has lost a hero and a statesman. Cindy and the McCain family have lost a loving husband and father. I have lost a wonderful friend.

— Jeff Flake (@JeffFlake) August 26, 2018


Megan McCain:

Please read my father's farewell letter to the country he loved so much - “Do not despair of our present difficulties but believe always in the promise and greatness of America, because nothing is inevitable here. Americans never quit. We never surrender.” 🇺🇸

— Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) August 27, 2018


Arizona Cardinals:

And now, a moment of silence for Arizona Senator John McCain.

— SNF on NBC (@SNFonNBC) August 27, 2018


Doug Ducey:

A giant. An icon. An American hero. God bless @SenJohnMcCain. He will never be forgotten.

My full statement on the life of an incredible man we were blessed to call a fellow Arizonan:

— Doug Ducey (@dougducey) August 26, 2018


Phoenix Police:

Today is a sad day for Arizona. @SenJohnMcCain epitomized courage, service and leadership. He will be missed. We send our condolences and prayers to the McCain family and all who are feeling the loss. Rest in peace Sir.

— Phoenix Police (@phoenixpolice) August 26, 2018


John Trierweiler:

People from all over Arizona leaving cards, messages and mementos in front of funeral home where John McCain is. Even children writing messages.

— John Trierweiler (@JohnTrierweiler) August 27, 2018


Arizona Coyotes:

We’ll never forget your loyalty to our team, our state, and our country. Thank you, Senator. 🇺🇸

— Arizona Coyotes (@ArizonaCoyotes) August 26, 2018


Bret Michaels:

My condolences to the family & friends of #JohnMcCain. It was an honor to meet him when we worked on an event to benefit veterans with PTSD & TBI. 🇺🇸

— Bret Michaels (@bretmichaels) August 26, 2018


David Spade:

Landed in Arizona and heard about John McCain. Old school guy that always took the high road. No matter what your politics he was always respected. Sorry to hear about his passing

— David Spade (@DavidSpade) August 26, 2018


Luis Gonzalez:

Senator McCain was not only a great man and patriot but also a loyal D-backs fan. I’m proud to have called him a dear friend. On behalf of my entire family, our thoughts and prayers are with Cindy and the McCain family.

— Luis Gonzalez (@Luisgonzo20) August 26, 2018


Arizona Diamondbacks:

Senator John McCain was Arizona's #1 fan. We'll cherish these memories.

— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) August 26, 2018


Larry Fitzgerald:

Rest in peace to an American hero, statesman, servant of the people, and dear friend. Godspeed Senator McCain. My prayers for Cindy and the beautiful McCain family.

— Larry Fitzgerald (@LarryFitzgerald) August 26, 2018


Tara Hitchcock:

No matter where you lie on the political spectrum, there’s no denying Sen. John McCain spent a lifetime serving this country. A lot of people in Arizona have John McCain stories. Many of…

— Tara Hitchcock (@TaraTV1) August 26, 2018


Martha McSally:

John McCain was one of Arizona’s greatest Senators, one of our country’s finest statesmen, and an American hero who risked his life to defend this great nation. He loved this state, and he loved this country.

— Martha McSally (@RepMcSally) August 26, 2018