Joe Bruno Death | Obituary – Joseph Louis Bruno was born on April 8, 1929. He was an American businessman and Republican politician from upstate New York. Bruno served in the New York State Senate from 1977 to 2008 and was Senate Majority Leader from 1994 to 2008. Bruno was convicted of federal corruption charges in 2009, but his conviction was overturned on appeal and a subsequent retrial resulted in an acquittal.
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Bruno and his wife, Barbara, had four children: Joseph, Susan, Kenneth and Catherine. Barbara Bruno passed away in 2008 after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. As of 2014, Bruno’s partner was Kay Stafford, President and CEO of CMA Consulting Services and widow of the late Republican State Senator Ron Stafford. Bruno lives in Brunswick in Rensselaer County, New York.
In September 2013, Bruno had successful surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his kidney.
In October 2015, Bruno announced that he was contributing $1.4 million in unspent campaign funds to the New York State Senate Republican Campaign Committee, and donating $100,000 to a scholarship fund. At the same time, he announced that he was closing his legal defense fund and donating the $70,000 balance to several nonprofit organizations.
Bruno’s autobiography, Keep Swinging: A Memoir of Politics and Justice, was published by Post Hill Press in November 2016.
For every start of a journey, there must be an end. His journey has sadly come to an end on earth.
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Joe Bruno Cause of Death
On October 7th, 2020, Bruno passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 91.
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