Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Schweikert (R-AZ), made the following statement after Bil Keane, world-renowned cartoonist and creator of Family Circus, passed away last week:
“Joyce and I were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our friend, Bil Keane last week. He had a huge heart and was committed to helping to our Arizona community, our churches, and charitable organizations as well.
“Keane was one of those bold and brave World War II veterans we celebrated just last Friday. He spent his life giving back to our community and made Arizona a better place.
“We will continue to remember the Keane family in our thoughts and prayers.”