Tyrone Thompson cause of death was a sudden illness. Tyrone Thompson death happened May 4, 2019. He was 52 years old.
Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson was receiving emergency care at the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center when he died.
He died surrounded by friends and family, according to a statement from Assembly Democrats.
Tyrone Thompson cause of death: Tyrone Thompson death
Thompson died around 1:00 a.m. Saturday while receiving emergency care in Carson City. He had become suddenly ill in the middle of the week.
Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson said in a statement, about Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson death:
“We are deeply saddened by Assemblyman Thompson’s sudden passing.
He was well respected by his colleagues in the Legislature for his dedication and leadership. His warm smile and larger-than-life presence will truly be missed in our Assembly chamber.
“We ask that you respect the privacy of his family at this difficult time.”
Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered flags flown at half-staff across the state and said in a statement:
“I am heartbroken by the unexpected passing of Assemblyman Thompson.
He spent his career in service to others, and dedicated his life to lifting up and protecting the most vulnerable in our community.
“They say that no man stands so tall as when he stoops to help another, and Assemblyman Thompson stood larger-than-life because of his selfless service to his fellow Nevadans.”
- Tribute from CSAN:
CSAN joins with all Nevadans in mourning the passing of Tyrone Thompson. Assembly Education Chair Thompson was an unrelenting champion for Nevada’s youth – through education, mentoring, advocacy for homeless youth, and more. We will miss him.
- From Irma Fernandez
I am so saddened to hear about the passing of Nevada Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson. He was one of the first to welcome me to NV. He took me around his district to get his fav soul food, was always genuinely excited to see me, and was always a great source of energy to all. T&P 🙏🏽
- From NV Dems:
We are extremely saddened to learn of Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson’s passing. Nevada lost a strong leader with a warm heart. Our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.