STATE CAPITOL, Phoenix – The Senate Democratic Caucus is profoundly saddened upon hearing of the passing of our colleague and friend Senator Jorge Luis Garcia (D-27), the Senate’s Minority Leader.
“Senator Jorge Luis Garcia was a compassionate and humble man who tirelessly fought on the behalf of others,” said Sen. Rebecca Rios, Assistant Minority Leader. “We will miss him greatly. We extend our condolences to his wife, Maria, children, Yvette, Dominique and Rolando and four grandchildren.”
“We are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Senator Garcia,” said Sen. Paula Aboud of Tucson. “He was an honorable man and we always knew exactly where he stood on issues and he was well-respected for that.”