SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Senate President Don Harmon issued the following statement regarding the death of former Illinois State Senator and Will County Executive Larry Walsh.

“Whenever I think of Will County, I will forever think of Larry Walsh. Larry was a tireless advocate for his constituents and communities. Those who knew and worked with him are better for it. He never failed to make me smile or laugh or feel better about the world. We will miss him dearly. My thoughts and condolences are with his family.”