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Remembering Tony Snow

Remembering Tony Snow

President Bush Attends Funeral Service for Tony Snow

"Tony Snow was a man of uncommon decency and compassion. He was a devoted husband, a proud and loving father, an adoring son, a beloved colleague, and a wonderful role model and friend. ...And so today we send this man of faith and character and joy on his final journey. Tony Snow has left the City of Washington for the City of God. May he find eternal rest in the arms of his Savior. And may the Author of all creation watch over his family and all those who loved him, admired him, and will always cherish his memory."

- President George W. Bush, July 17, 2008

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Donations in Memory of Tony Snow

The family asks that, for those interested, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to:

Donations in Memory of Tony Snow
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
10 Brookline Place West
Brookline, MA 02445

President and Mrs. Bush Saddened by Death of Tony Snow

Laura and I are deeply saddened by the death of our dear friend, Tony Snow. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Jill, and their children, Kendall, Robbie, and Kristi. The Snow family has lost a beloved husband and father. And America has lost a devoted public servant and a man of character.

Tony was one of our Nation's finest writers and commentators. He earned a loyal following with incisive radio and television broadcasts. He was a gifted speechwriter who served in my father's Administration. And I was thrilled when he agreed to return to the White House to serve as my Press Secretary. It was a joy to watch Tony at the podium each day. He brought wit, grace, and a great love of country to his work. His colleagues will cherish memories of his energetic personality and relentless good humor.

All of us here at the White House will miss Tony, as will the millions of Americans he inspired with his brave struggle against cancer. One of the things that sustained Tony Snow was his faith - and Laura and I join people across our country in praying that this good man has now found comfort in the arms of his Creator.

Funeral Services for Tony Snow

The funeral for Tony Snow will be held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on the campus of Catholic University on Thursday, July 17, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. At the request of the family, the service will be open to the public, and there will be no formal invitations or tickets issued. Gates will open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 9:30 a.m. Due to security, those attending the service are asked to give ample time in arriving.