Tony Snow Loses Cancer Battle

7/12/2008 9:31 AM PDT
Tony Snow, the former White House press secretary, has died after a long battle with colon cancer. He was 53.

A written statement from President Bush stated, "Laura and I are deeply saddened by the death of our dear friend -- America has lost a devoted public servant and a man of character."

Snow died at 2 a.m. Saturday in Washington, D.C.