Events canceled at Bush Library due to passing of George H. W. Bush

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COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - Due the passing of President George H.W. Bush, all scheduled events have been canceled at the Bush Library and Museum. That includes Holidays in the Rotunda, which was scheduled for Saturday, December 1.

The following is the Official George Bush Presidential Library and Museum statement:

"Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family of President Bush on his passing. President Bush spent most of his life serving the public and had a long career in both domestic politics and foreign affairs. He was also a devoted husband and dedicated father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

President Bush was intimately involved in the Presidential Library and local community from attending exhibit openings and forums to frequently being seen in the museum and surrounding grounds. So many people here have been touched by his life and knowing him personally. Through his Presidential Library and Museum we will continue to honor his life and legacy with our utmost reverence.

The Bush family is partnering with the Department of Defense's Joint Taks Force-National National Capitol Region (JTF-NCR) to carry out President Bush's wishes as it relates to his state funeral plan. At the appropriate time, relevant details will be announced and posted both to www.bush41.org and the website maintained by the JTF-NCR. Please monitor www.bush41.org for further details.

Holidays in the Rotunda scheduled for Saturday, December 1st has been cancelled."