State Rep. Mark Beaubien, Jr. dies at 68

June 5, 2011 8:38:00 PM PDT
State Representative Mark Beaubien, Jr. died Sunday while attending a fundraiser at Arlington Park racetrack.

Beaubien represented the northwest suburban Barrington area.

He was serving his seventh term in the Illinois General Assembly.

Beaubien was attending a House Republican fundraiser when he collapsed Sunday.

Paramedics were unsuccessful in their efforts to save him.

Beaubien was appointed to the office in 1996 after former representative Al Salvi resigned.

He was 68 years old.