LANSING, Mich. — In response to Tuesday’s tragic news of the death of radio show co-host and news reporter Denise Bohn-Stewart, Sen. John Proos, R-St. Joseph, released the following statement for use in a memorial story:
“I was devastated this morning to learn of the news of the passing of my friend, community leader and journalist Denise Bohn-Stewart.
“Denise was full of love for her family, friends and community. She was a cancer survivor, a passionate advocate for breast cancer research and always a professional. My prayers are with her family, and most especially, her three children.”
Proos had worked with Bohn-Stewart for many years both in her capacity as a broadcaster and as a promoter of breast cancer awareness legislation.