Tony Snow was married to Jill Ellen Walker prior to his passing away due to colon cancer on July 12, 2008. Snow and Walker were married in 1987 and were parents to three children named Kendall, Robbie and Kristi.
Tony Snow was the White House press secretary during the second term of George W. Bush's presidency. Snow took up the position as the successor of Scott McClellan in April 2006 and served as the press secretary until his resignation on September 14, 2007. The colon cancer that took Tony Snow's life was a recurrence of an initial colon cancer that had been diagnosed and treated in 2005.