Nevada mourned the loss of George H.W. Bush on Saturday, a president who developed deep friendships and ties in the state and gave an emotional boost to a Las Vegas charitable organization that helps adults with intellectual disabilities.
George H.W. Bush was known to be impulsive when reaching out to his friends. When the mood struck, he’d hop on the phone and chat it up. Wayne Newton learned of this characteristic firsthand.
A cocktail called “Avenger” helped forge long-standing friendship between Las Vegas businessman Larry Ruvo and President George H.W. Bush.