People.com Lifestyle Health Conservative Radio Host Who Fought COVID Restrictions and Vaccines Dies of Virus at 62 Pastor Bob Enyart had successfully sued the state of Colorado over their COVID-19 mask and crowd restrictions last October, and contracted the virus this summer By Julie Mazziotta Julie Mazziotta Twitter Associate Editor, PEOPLE Health People Editorial Guidelines Published on September 15, 2021 02:17 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Bob Enyart. Photo: AAron Ontiveroz/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Conservative radio host Pastor Bob Enyart, who had fought COVID-19 restrictions and criticized the vaccines, died of complications from the virus, his co-host said Monday. He was 62. "It comes with an extremely heavy heart that my close friend and co-host of Real Science Radio has lost his battle with COVID," Enyart's co-host Fred Williams wrote on Facebook. Enyart's last public appearance before his death from COVID-19 was in mid-August, at a conference in San Antonio, Texas, Williams said. Enyart and his wife said they had "sworn off" getting any of the COVID-19 vaccines because, they inaccurately claimed on the Real Science Radio website, the companies "tested these three products on the cells of aborted babies." Neither the Pfizer nor Moderna vaccines were tested with fetal tissue, and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was tested with synthetic — not actual — fetal cells. Conservative Radio Host Phil Valentine, Who Regretted Vaccine Skepticism, Dead After COVID Battle Enyart also successfully sued the state of Colorado last October over their COVID-19 restrictions, which required masks in churches and limited the number of worshippers. The pastor had argued that the regulations were in violation of the Constitution, and a judge agreed. "We have a right, even an obligation to worship him [God], and that's without government interference," Enyart told CNN after winning the lawsuit. RELATED VIDEO: Unvaccinated TikToker Who Died of COVID Spent Last Days Urging Followers to Get the Vaccine Enyart is one of three conservative radio hosts to die from COVID-19 in the last few weeks. In late August, Nashville radio host Phil Valentine, who was unvaccinated, died at 61 of the virus after a month-long hospitalization. His brother said before his death that Valentine "regrets not being more vehemently 'pro-vaccine.' " A few days later, Marc Bernier, a conservative radio host in Daytona Beach, Florida, who called himself "Mr. Anti-Vax," died from COVID-19 at age 65. As information about the coronavirus pandemic rapidly changes, PEOPLE is committed to providing the most recent data in our coverage. Some of the information in this story may have changed after publication. For the latest on COVID-19, readers are encouraged to use online resources from the CDC, WHO and local public health departments. PEOPLE has partnered with GoFundMe to raise money for the COVID-19 Relief Fund, a GoFundMe.org fundraiser to support everything from frontline responders to families in need, as well as organizations helping communities. For more information or to donate, click here.