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Durbin's Daughter Dies Of Heart Disease


Christine Ann Durbin, daughter of Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), died today at age 40, Durbin's office announced.

“Christine Ann Durbin, daughter of Senator Dick Durbin and Loretta Durbin, passed away today from complications relating to a congenital heart condition," said a statement from Durbin's office.

“In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband Marty Johnson and son Alex; brother Paul (and wife Jamie); sister Jennifer (and husband Michael)."

Christine Durbin was a 16-year employee of the Department of Agriculture.

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