Family: Ethan Book, well-known Bridgeport politician and business owner, dies at hospital

News 12 was told Book went into the hospital with what appeared to be a manageable issue before the holidays, but his condition declined.

News 12 Staff

Jan 8, 2023, 12:38 PM

Updated 556 days ago

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The family of Bridgeport politician and businessman Ethan Book says he died this weekend at Bridgeport Hospital.
Book owned a limo company and ran for mayor as a Republican.
News 12 was told he went into the hospital with what appeared to be a manageable issue before the holidays, but his condition declined.
Friends say they had a chance to visit him and say goodbye, and he was surrounded by loved ones when he died.
Book was known for being outspoken on issues that were important to him and for being an advocate to people who were in need.
“Ethan always did his best to make a positive difference in our community,” says Mayor Joe Ganim.


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