Commemorative plans released for former US Senator Harry Reid
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – A memorial for former US Senator Harry Reid is slated for next Saturday at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas.
According to a spokesperson for the late US senator, the memorial will be reserved for guests. Tickets will be distributed through Senator Reid’s office. Ticket information will be published at a later date.
Family, friends and colleagues will be at the memorial which will be broadcast live. The memorial is scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 8 at 11 a.m.
Many have taken to social media to express the impact the former US Senate Majority Leader has had on their lives during his tenure in Congress.
In a statement Tuesday, Obama wrote in a letter to the former Senate Majority Leader: “You were a great leader in the Senate, and at first you were more generous to me than I was entitled to.” wait for me. I would not have been President without your encouragement and support, and I would not have achieved most of what I have done without your skills and determination.
Senator Reid passed away on Tuesday, December 28 after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was the longest-serving state senator in Nevada history.
He leaves behind a wife and five children.