Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s oldest son dies at 54
PHOENIX – Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said that her oldest son died over the weekend.
Ronald Richard “Ron” Brewer died in his sleep Saturday, according to an obituary posted to Twitter by his mother. He was 54.
The obituary did not list a cause of death.
In a tweet posted Monday night, Jan Brewer, 74, the governor from 2009 to 2015, said she was heartbroken over the unexpected loss.
Heartbreaking news for me over the weekend as I unexpectedly lost my oldest son. 😥 Prayers for me and my family as we grieve are greatly appreciated. https://t.co/0r17xhX0n8
— Jan Brewer (@GovBrewer) November 6, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey and Martha McSally tweeted their condolences.
— Doug Ducey (@dougducey) November 6, 2018
My heart breaks for Governor Jan Brewer in the passing of her son Ronald. May God comfort her and her family in this time of grief.
— Martha McSally (@RepMcSally) November 6, 2018
Ron Brewer was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Phoenix, according to the obituary. He went to a private high school in Provo, Utah.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at West Resthaven Funeral Home, 6450 W. Northern Ave, Glendale.
The funeral service will be at Life in Christ Lutheran, 14802 N. 75th Ave., Peoria, on Thursday at 11 a.m.
A reception will follow immediately afterward.
Ron Brewer is also survived by his father, John, and younger brother Michael.