What Happened To Rep. Sean Casten's Daughter, Gwen Casten?
Rep. Sean Casten's Daughter, Gwen Casten died on Monday morning June 13, 2022. According to the local police, she died at the family's Downers Grove home.
Before her death, days before Sean said he had 'tremendous pride' in his daughter. The teenager was an anti-gun violence advocate and organized training at her school to teach others how to pack a gunshot wound.
On Monday morning, on Congressman Casten's official Twitter, it was announced about the death of his daughter. The post tweeted, "This morning, Congressman Casten's beloved daughter, Gwen(17), passed away. The Casten family requests privacy, and we will be issuing no further comment during this heartbreaking time."
This morning, Congressman Casten’s beloved daughter, Gwen (17), passed away. The Casten family requests privacy, and we will be issuing no further comment during this heartbreaking time.— Rep. Sean Casten (@RepCasten) June 14, 2022
Gwen had recently made an appearance in a campaign video supporting her father's bid for a third term in Congress against fellow incumbent Democrat Rep. Marie Newman.
? BIG NEWS: Sean just released a new digital ad!!— Team Sean Casten (@VoteCasten) June 2, 2022
In Congress, Sean is working to enshrine a woman's right to make her own health care decisions, combat gun violence, & ban Members of Congress from trading stock.
Chip in now to keep these ads running: https://t.co/zwkQBqyN7A pic.twitter.com/SmO3xZgn61
In the video, Gwen speaks about how turning 18 years would be a big year filled with lots of achievements along with "voting for the first time" and how she calls Congressman Sean Casten, her dad. She championed her father's efforts on new gun laws and protecting abortion access.