NEWS BREAKS OF PRESIDENT BUSH PASSING
MAINERS MOURN LOSS OF 41
STORIES FROM THE BUSH KENNEBUNKPORT COMPOUND
DAYS ON THE GOLF COURSE
LOCAL ARTIST AND FRIEND REMEMBERS
THE PRESIDENT'S LASTING IMPRESSION
A LOVE LIKE NO OTHER
SCARBOROUGH PARAMEDIC REFLECTS ON SUMMERS WITH 41
(NEWS CENTER Maine) -- Our 41st President, George H.W. Bush, passed away late Friday evening in Texas at the age of 94.
Chapter one: NEWS BREAKS OF PRESIDENT BUSH PASSING
Family spokesperson Jim McGrath confirmed the news late Friday night in a tweet.
"George Herbert Walker Bush, World War II naval aviator, Texas oil pioneer, and 41st President of the United State of America, died on November 30, 2018," the statement read. "He was 94 and is survived by his five children and their spouses, 17 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and two siblings."
Chapter two: MAINERS MOURN LOSS OF 41
Since his passing thousands of people who knew him or were impacted by him have shared countless stories, many saying it's their goal to make sure the legacy of President Bush and the Former First Lady lives on.
Chapter three: STORIES FROM THE BUSH KENNEBUNKPORT COMPOUND
According to the former president's official obituary, Bush "loved nothing more than fishing and spending time with his family in Maine – where he also reveled in driving his motorboat at high speeds and entertaining an endless procession of guests."
Chapter four: DAYS ON THE GOLF COURSE
As friends and family members share their memories of former President George H. W. Bush after he passed away Friday night, one of his closest friends in Maine reveals why he called the 41st President, 'a second father.'
Chapter five: LOCAL ARTIST AND FRIEND REMEMBERS
Bob Paine is known as George H.W. Bush’s artist and dear friend in Kennebunkport.
The 95-year-old painter and his wife, Evelyn, knew the 41st President and his wife, Barbara, for more than three decades, and painted a number of portraits and landscapes for the family.
Chapter six: THE PRESIDENT'S LASTING IMPRESSION
The impact of President Bush's passing is felt throughout Maine, particularly at the Maine Medical Center in Portland.
The Bush Family has always been a large part of the hospital, especially the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital. The Bushes attended the groundbreaking of that hospital, and the First Lady would often read to the children there.
Chapter seven: A LOVE LIKE NO OTHER
The story of George Herbert Walker Bush and Barbara Pierce is a love story nearing its eighth decade.
Chapter eight: SCARBOROUGH PARAMEDIC REFLECTS ON SUMMERS WITH 41
One man got to see a side of George H.W. Bush that many did not.