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State Senator Scott Bennett Passed Away Suddenly And Unexpectedly At The Age Of 45

State Senator Scott Bennett, a Democrat who represents the Champaign area.

He died on Friday afternoon from large complications of a brain tumor. His death was announced around 1:15 at Carle Foundation Hospital.

Bennett’s wife, Stacy Bennett is feeling very sad. She also released the following statement on Friday afternoon.

“We are devastated to share that our beloved Scott has passed away. We remain in complete shock because it was all so sudden and unexpected.”

“Scott will forever be known for being an extraordinary father, husband, and friend. His quick humor and wit could light up any room he entered. We will miss his stories, the way he could always make people laugh, and his genuine kindness.”

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Thank you to all of the doctors, nurses, and staff at Carle Foundation Hospital who provided Scott with excellent care and support for his family. We appreciate the amazing care he received there, and we are grateful for the support his family received. The outpouring of love and support is another thing for which we are grateful. The impact that Scott has had on our community is very clear.

Dr. James E Olsson also shares the tweet.

Senate President Dan Harmon also released a statement, “I was devastated today to learn of the death of Senator Scott Bennett. My heartfelt sympathy and prayers are with his wife Stacy and their children during this unimaginably difficult time.”

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“Scott was always such a friendly and genuine guy, and you could tell he truly cared about his community and our state,” said Rep. Tom Demmer.

“May Rest In Peace”

He was just 45 years old


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