6th District Representative Esther Golar has died

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CHICAGO — Illinois State Representative Esther Golar has died.

She represented the 6th District in Chicago.

Golar is most recently remembered for singing her “Ballad of the Budget” in Springfield earlier this summer to condemn the state’s budget battle.

Governor Bruce Rauner issued a statement today. He said Esther Golar “was a pillar of strength in her community and represented the people of the 6th district with tenacity and grace.”

No details yet on a cause of death or funeral arrangements.

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