INTERNATIONAL: Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford dead at 46 following drug scandal and prolonged cancer battle

By New York Daily News

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rob-fordNEW YORK DAILY NEWS – Rob Ford, Toronto’s cartoon character former mayor, whose scandal-stained legacy included smoking crack, urinating in public and drinking to excess, has died after a strenuous battle with cancer. He was 46.

Ford had a tumor removed from his abdomen in May, and then announced in October that doctors found two more tumors on his bladder.

“With heavy hearts and profound sadness, the Ford family announces the passing of their beloved son, brother, husband, and father, Councillor Rob Ford earlier today at the age of 46,” according to a statement from the former mayor’s office released Tuesday.

“A dedicated man of the people, Councillor Ford spent his life serving the citizens of Toronto,” the statement continued, adding that Ford’s family did not intend to make further statements to the media.

Despite the scandals, Ford had been preparing to run for reelection as mayor in 2014, until he was hit with some of the health issues.


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  1. Really...typical lucians


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