DYING skirt-chaser Sen. John McCain has been sending tender goodbyes to his secret love — beautiful actress Connie Stevens! The still-married war hero, 81, is head over heels about the blond singer-actress, says a source — and has been making covert calls to his crush. “John’s carried a torch for Connie for years and dreamed of meeting her years before he finally did in the ’90s,” a source tells GLOBE. “He thinks she’s the most beautiful creature he ever saw. Get the latest issue of GLOBE Magazine at your nearest newsstand, supermarket, or Wal-Mart.