State Rep. Larry Miller, from the 122nd House District, dies from cancer at 78

He passed away Saturday night following a lengthy battle with cancer. (6/1/14)

SHELTON - State Rep. Larry Miller, a longtime representative from southwestern Connecticut, has died. He was 78 years old.

He passed away Saturday night following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Miller, a Republican from the 122nd House district, served Shelton, Stratford and Trumbull since he was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1991.

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Several lawmakers offered their condolences to Miller's family.

House Minority Leader Larry Cafero says Miller was "a consummate public servant and gentleman who served his community with dignity and strength.”

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