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Kavulich, state lawmaker from Scranton area, dies at age 62

October 16, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A four-term Democratic state representative from northeastern Pennsylvania has died, two weeks after undergoing heart surgery.

A family friend in contact with his immediate family said Sid Michaels Kavulich died early Tuesday morning.

Kavulich was 62 and was from Taylor.

Kavulich went into the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania on Oct. 4 for surgery to replace an aortic valve.

Kavulich was a longtime former TV sports broadcaster who was first elected in 2010.

He had been unopposed in seeking a fifth term in the Nov. 6 election.

Survivors include his wife and three children. Funeral arrangements are pending.

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