Former mayor of Novato, Michael DiGiorgio, passed away this weekend. He was 73.
The Marin Independent Journal reports DiGiorgio died of leukemia on Sunday.
"Mike was a pillar of the community," Michael Frank, Novato's city manager, told the newspaper. "He was very involved in Leadership Novato and acted as a friend and mentor to many. He was always respectful and friendly, even when you disagreed. He was a true public servant."
DiGiorgio will be remembered at a memorial service at City Hall on May 5, according to Marin IJ.