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Novato's Former Mayor Mike DiGiorgio, 73, Dies of Leukemia

Mike DiGiorgio pictured in Dec. 2013.  Photo courtesy: Mike Read.
Mike DiGiorgio pictured in Dec. 2013. Photo courtesy: Mike Read.
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.

Read more about the former mayor's life here.


Morris & Company April 08, 2014 at 11:08 PM
I am saddened to hear about Mike. He was a good friend & he will be missed!!
Brady. Bevis April 09, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Mike was always thoughtful, kind, and real. He was a tremendous asset to our community and he will be missed. Mike's warmth, humor and intelligence have affected so many of us, and he will live in the hearts and memories of so many of us.
henry April 09, 2014 at 01:47 PM
It was always a pleasure to speak with Mike. Happy to have been able to get to know him over these last 10 years. He will be missed by many.
Jerry April 09, 2014 at 07:27 PM
Mike was a good guy. Always wanted to do good for Novato. Was on so many commissions and committees, yet was never afraid to get out and get his hands dirty cleaning up after some public event or another. A real small town community leader. We'll really miss his humor too.

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