Former US senator Harry Reid passed away on Tuesday (28 December 2021) at age 82. Condolences from Obama in remembrance of Reid now has readers curious about his personal life – he is survived by his wife Landra Gould and five children.
Harry Reid, best known as Nevada’s representative in the US Congress for over three decades, passed away on Tuesday due to pancreatic cancer in his home in Henderson, Nevada.
In 2018, the Senate majority leader underwent surgery for the cancer at John Hopkins Cancer Center after a tumour was discovered. A year later, a New York Times interview revealed that the then 79-year-old was “unable to move without the aid of a walker.”
Two months later, CNN reported that Reid was in remission thanks to early detection and chemotherapy.