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US Daughter-in-law of Bernie Sanders dies at 46, two days after cancer diagnosis

12:15  09 october  2019
12:15  09 october  2019 Source:   washingtonexaminer.com

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Bernie Sanders ' Daughter - in - Law Raine Riggs Dead at 46 . Riggs tragically passed away on Saturday, just two days after the mother of three was diagnosed with neuroendocrine cancer , according to her obituary from the Lee & Martin Funeral Home in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania.

(AP) -- The daughter - in - law of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has died , shortly after being diagnosed with cancer . Rainè Riggs was 46 . The Lee & Martin Funeral Home in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, says Riggs died Saturday, the day Sanders returned to Vermont after

The daughter-in-law of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has died at age 46, days after being diagnosed with neuroendocrine cancer.

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Dr. Rainè Riggs was the wife of the Vermont senator's son Levi Sanders and mother to three children, Sunnee, Ryleigh, and Grayson. She was an accomplished neuropsychologist known for her volunteer work and social advocacy.

Riggs complained of feeling ill weeks ago and was diagnosed with neuroendocrine cancer following a battery of tests just last week. She died two days after her formal diagnosis on Saturday, the day Sanders returned to Vermont following a heart attack he suffered on the campaign trail. "I don't know how our family will ever get over this loss as she was loved so much," said an obituary for Riggs published by the Lee & Martin Funeral home in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania. "I do know that we will continue on because we have to ... we promised her we would."

Services for Riggs will be held in private with requests that contributions in her memory be made to Love Without Boundaries, a charity for orphaned and impoverished children.

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