Former lieutenant governor Eddie Reyes passes away - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.

Former lieutenant governor Eddie Reyes passes away

Posted: Apr 15, 2018 4:06 PM Updated:

Former Lt. Governor of Guam Eddie Reyes has passed away. He served as Lt. Governor with the late Governor Ricky Bordallo. “Eddie was a true statesman who loved our island of Guam and people dearly. He was a member of our greatest generation, served in the U.S. Air Force and fought in the Vietnam War. Eddie always answered the call to serve bravely. He was a decorated war hero and retired Air Force Colonel. Though he was not a politician, Ricky and I saw something special in Eddie, and knew he was the man to serve as Lt. Governor alongside him. And when called to serve as Lt. Governor, Eddie once again answered bravely,” stated Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo. She added “Eddie truly embodied their campaign slogan, "People First." He always put the people of Guam first. Eddie was not just Ricky's Lt. Governor, but our dear friend and mentor to me. I looked to Eddie often for guidance when I followed in his footsteps as Lt. Governor. His work as Lt. Governor and throughout his life was an example of selflessness and service that I will always treasure.

“Though he has been called to his final rest, the light of his life lives on through those he touched with his quiet strength, kindness, and courage. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time,” stated Speaker BJ Cruz.

  • NEWS HEADLINESMore>>

  • Andrew Brewer's death ruled accidental

    Andrew Brewer's death ruled accidental

    Chief medical examiner Dr. Aurelio Espinola confirmed Andrew Brewer, the man hit and killed by a car in Dededo earlier this month, died from a crushed chest and abdomen, and a broken neck. His death is ruled an accident.More >>
    Chief medical examiner Dr. Aurelio Espinola confirmed Andrew Brewer, the man hit and killed by a car in Dededo earlier this month, died from a crushed chest and abdomen, and a broken neck. His death is ruled an accident. More >>
  • Senators debate concept of "exceptional term contracts"

    Senators debate concept of "exceptional term contracts"

    Senators opened up their April legislative session with discussion on a bill to provide for "exceptional term contracts." Sponsor Senator Tom Ada explains that for certain projects, would-be developers are seeking longer lease terms. An example is the GuaMore >>
    Senators opened up their April legislative session with discussion on a bill to provide for "exceptional term contracts." Sponsor Senator Tom Ada explains that for certain projects, would-be developers are seeking longer lease terms. An example is the GuaMore >>
  • Ron Molano Taitano sentenced for smuggling drugs back into prison

    Ron Molano Taitano sentenced for smuggling drugs back into prison

    A man who tried to hide drugs in his slipper so that he could smuggle it into the prison is sentenced in District Court today. Ron Molano Taitano will serve 18 months to run consecutive with his 2012 case. As reported, he released from DOC custody last yeMore >>
    A man who tried to hide drugs in his slipper so that he could smuggle it into the prison is sentenced in District Court today. Ron Molano Taitano will serve 18 months to run consecutive with his 2012 case. As reported, he released from DOC custody last yeMore >>
Powered by Frankly