New York State Assemblyman Frank Skartados Dies At 62

Apr 15, 2018

Assemblyman Frank Skartados of New York’s 104th district has died. He died Sunday at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.

The Milton Democrat was first elected to the Assembly in 2009. In 2011 he lost his bid for re-election to Republican Tom Kirwin. Following Kirwin’s death, Skartados regained the seat in a special election in March 2012.  

Skartados, an immigrant, was born in Greece before arriving in New York City in 1970 at age 14.