Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, released a statement on the passing of Former First Lady Nancy Davis Reagan in light of today’s funeral ceremony.

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Former First Lady, Nancy Reagan passed away Sunday, March 6, from congestive heart failure.

She will be buried next to Ronald Reagan at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley.

Congressman Poliquin issued these words in rememberance of Mrs. Reagan:

Former First Lady Nancy Davis Reagan was an inspirational figure for thousands of Americans, as she was instrumental in bringing the perils of drug addiction and abuse to national attention,” said Congressman Poliquin. “As we mourn her passing today, let us celebrate her life and all that she accomplished to help the country she loved so dearly.”