CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Assembly Republican officials say the husband of lawmaker Vicki Dooling has died of an apparent illness.
Caucus spokesman Ed Gonzalez said Richard Dooling suffered flu-like symptoms and died early Sunday. He was 70.
Vicki Dooling is a freshman Republican from Henderson. She was not expected to return for the rest of the legislative session, which is scheduled to end Monday night.
The couple been married for 50 years and had two children and four grandchildren. Richard Dooling was a real estate development analyst.
Lawmakers and Gov. Brian Sandoval expressed condolences to the family, and Dooling was mentioned in a prayer on the Senate floor.