FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Former California Senator Tom Berryhill passed away on Saturday at the age of 67.
Berryhill was a farmer and small business owner who represented the 25th Assembly District from 2006-2010 and the 8th Senate District from 2010-2018.
Andreas Borgeas currently holds the seat in the 8th Senate District and shared a statement about his passing.
"Tom was my mentor and imparted the importance of respect, civility and collegiality in California politics," he said. "My wife Anna and I would like to express our deepest condolences to the Berryhill family as they endure this difficult time."
The cause of Berryhill's death has not been made public at this time.
Former California Senator Tom Berryhill passes away at 67
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