FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2006 file photo, former U.S. Sen. George McGovern smiles during the dedication of the George and Eleanor McGovern Library in Mitchell, S.D. A family spokesman said McGovern passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and life-long friends early Sunday morning Oct. 21, 2012. He was 90. (AP Photo/Doug Dreyer, File)
Gallery: Remembering George McGovern
Oct. 21, 2012 @ 08:36 AM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — George McGovern, former presidential candidate and longtime senator from South Dakota, died at 5:15 a.m. local time Sunday at a Sioux Falls hospice, surrounded by family and lifelong friends, family spokesman Steve Hildebrand told The Associated Press. McGovern was 90.