Toronto former mayor Rob Ford dies after 18-month battle with cancer…

Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford reportedly died Tuesday after an 18-month battle with cancer.

Ford, who became world famous for his crack scandal while in office, was diagnosed with pleomorphic liposarcoma in 2014 after a tumor was found in his abdomen. He underwent surgeries and multiple rounds of chemotherapy, but the cancer proved too strong.

Ford, who served as mayor from 2010 to 2014, was caught on video smoking crack on multiple occasions during his term. He admitted to using the drug though denied he was an addict.

He died at Mount Sinai hospital in Canada — surrounded by his family. Ford is survived by his wife and 2 children. May his soul rest in peace.

 

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