Alaska Congresswoman’s Husband Dies After Plane Crash

Alaska Congresswoman’s Husband Dies After Plane Crash

The husband of Rep. Mary Peltola (D-AK) died on Wednesday following a plane crash in Alaska, according to the congresswoman’s office.

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.

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— 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

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