Former Idaho Republican Party Chairman Kirk Sullivan is recovering in a Boise hospital following “surgery to repair an ongoing kidney ailment,” according to a statement from family spokesman Guy Hurlbutt. Sullivan, 72, “has suffered for a number of months with severe kidney stones,” Hurlbutt said. “His condition worsened the second week of July, warranting hospitalization and surgery.” He added, “Kirk is slowly recovering from a delicate procedure, and is doing well. Betty and his children wish to thank those who have extended their well wishes and prayers.”
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210
Main switchboard: (509) 459-5000 • (800) 338-8801
Newsroom: (509) 459-5400 • (800) 789-0029
Customer service: (800) 338-8801