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Senate Minority Leader’s Daughter Passes

Senate Minority Leader’s Daughter Passes

Lisa Radogno; Photo courtesy Christine Radogno Facebook page Photo: Newsradio WTAX

Lisa Radogno, the daughter of Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno (R-Lemont), has died.

The senator’s Facebook page says Lisa died suddenly Wednesday due to a massive pulmonary embolism. She was 31.

She was an executive assistant in U.S. Senator Mark Kirk’s Washington D.C. office. Funeral arrangements are pending.

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