The oldest Brother of senator Elizabeth Warren, Donald Reed Herring died on Tuesday Night of COVID19 about three weeks after testing positive for Coronavirus . He was 86 .
Ms Warren confirmed her brother Mr Herring's death in a tweet on the Thursday morning by adressing him as a charming and funny and a natural leader . Not only his smile made him extra special but also that smile was a quick , crooked smile which seemed to generate own light .
My oldest brother, Don Reed, died from coronavirus on Tuesday evening. He joined the Air Force at 19 and spent his career in the military, including five and a half years off and on in combat in Vietnam. He was charming and funny, a natural leader. https://t.co/b8m0xKzAmM— Elizabeth Warren (@ewarren) April 23, 2020
She also added in her tweet that she is grateful to the nurses and front line staff workers who took care of his brother but it was hard to know that there was no family to hold his hand or to said an I love you for the last time and no funeral for those of them who loved him to hold each other's hand .
Warren said his brother Herring joined the Air Force at the age of 19 and spent his military career including five and half-years off and on in combat in vietnam .
Warren has been passionately outspoken about the impact COVID19 all over the world and a vocal critic of the Donald Trump Administration's fight against the Coronavirus pandemic , releasing plans to combat the economic impact .
However she never mentioned about her family was in it's own , private fight against the COVID19 for weeks even if she remain committed to the public fught .