Retired Major General and Liberal Senator Jim Molan has died aged 72.
He passed away peacefully in the arms of his family, according to a family statement.
Molan had recently undergone chemotherapy, after being diagnosed with prostate cancer.
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“With profound sadness, we share that following a sudden and rapid decline in health after Christmas,” the statement read.
“Jim died peacefully on January 16 in the arms of his family.
“Our loss is immeasurable, but we are comforted in our memories of a full life courageously lived, devoted to family and in service of the country he loved.
“We thank you for your thoughts and prayers, and for respecting our privacy at this difficult time.”
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