Anton McParland, chief of staff to Peltola, shared the grim news in a statement posted to social media on Wednesday morning.
“We are devastated to share that Mary’s husband, Eugene Peltola Jr. — ‘Buzzy’ to all of us who knew and loved him — passed away earlier this morning following a plane accident in Alaska,” McParland said.
— Rep. Mary Peltola (@Rep_Peltola) September 13, 2023
“He was one of those people that was obnoxiously good at everything. He had a delightful sense of humor that lightened the darkest moments. He was definitely the cook in the family. And family was most important to him. He was completely devoted