Passing of Former Senator Richard G. Lugar

Passing of Former Senator Richard G. Lugar

Senator Richard G. Lugar, 87, who served as Mayor of Indianapolis from 1968 to 1975, a U.S. Senator from 1977 to 2013, and President of the Lugar Center since 2013, died peacefully on Sunday April 28 at 1:44 am. at the Inova Fairfax Heart and Vascular Institute in Virginia.  The cause of death was complications from CIDP (chronic inflammatory demylinating polyneuropathy).

His loving wife Char, his four sons Mark, Bob, John, and David and their families were with him throughout his short illness in the hospital.  The Lugar Family expresses their deepest thanks to Dr. Megan Terek and her staff for the exceptional and compassionate care that they provided to him.

For more information about his career in public service, click here.

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