EAU CLAIRE COUNTY Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – The Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office announces the death of Sheriff Ron Cramer. A press release from the sheriff’s office says Cramer passed away unexpectedly.

Cramer was elected the 47th sheriff of Eau Claire County in 1996 and was not planning to seek re-election this November. The sheriff’s office is asking the public to respect the Cramer family’s wishes for privacy currently. Arrangements are pending.