For many, it was a life well spent…

After a battle with the malignant brain tumor, glioblastoma, Senator John S, McCain is dead.

The U.S. Senator and former presidential candidate died at the age of 81 more than a year after he was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor.

McCain who was also famous as Vietnam War hero, died surrounded by his family, according to a short statement released by his office.

He was undergoing medical treatment after diagnosed with the aggressive brain tumor in July of 2017.

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Mr. McCain left Washington in December of last year and on Friday decided to stop the treatment, his family announced.

“My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain. Our hearts and prayers are with you!,” the U.S. President Donald Trump said in a Twitter.

McCain ran for the presidency against Barack Obama in 2008 and, when he lost, was returned to the senate by the state of Arizona.



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