Chip Gerdes, Quincy-based political activist and friend/co-activist with Andrew Breitbart, died of a sudden heart attack Monday. Gerdes was a behind-the-scenes activist in congressional and state campaigns in both Illinois and Missouri. He leaves behind a widow and child.
Gerdes is pictured to the left here with St Louis talk show host Dana Loesch and Andrew Breitbart.
OMG, I just heard about @tookiew.I'm in shock.Oh how sad.Prayers for his family and loved ones.— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) May 6, 2013
— EdMorrissey (@EdMorrissey) May 6, 2013