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A public celebration of life will be held at City Hall on Sunday at 3 p.m. Well-wishers have been leaving flowers on the steps of San Francisco City Hall for Mayor Lee. He hoped Lee would "be remembered for his humor and his commitment to the city he loved".
We were deeply saddened and shocked to learn of the sudden passing of Mayor Ed Lee.
But life takes unusual twists and turns.
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Kasuri is a former diplomat and also served as the Foreign Minister of Pakistan during military ruler Pervez Musharraf's regime, between 2002-07.
Lee was appointed mayor in 2011 after Gavin Newsom became California's lieutenant-governor.
He planned to spend Wednesday calling those elected leaders, including Supervisors Sandra Lee Fewer, Ahsha Safai, Norman Yee, and Aaron Peskin, who had endorsed him for the 2019 race to ensure he had their support in next year's election. His assurance that he wouldn't run for a full term sealed the deal.
San Francisco's first and only previous female mayor was Dianne Feinstein - now a USA senator representing the state - who also ascended after the death of a mayor. Andy had a couple things in common with Lee.
A city-led survey found this year that the number of homeless had increased slightly to 7,499 people from 7,350 people in 2013.
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Lee graduated from Bowdoin College in 1974 and from the University of California, Berkeley, law school in 1978.
She is the first black woman to become mayor of San Francisco.
San Francisco Pride issued the following statement following the announement of Lee's death, "Today, along with the rest of San Francisco, we mourn the unexpected loss of our Mayor, Ed Lee".
His successor is London Breed, the president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. He wasn't able to get a handle on homelessness, housing costs, or congestion-all of which got increasingly worse during his tenure.
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Gay District 8 Supervisor Jeff Sheehy told the B.A.R. on Tuesday that it was too soon to discuss the matter. Just three days ago the astute San Francisco Chronicle columnist Heather Knight published an account of accompanying Lee as he picked up garbage on the city's perennially disgusting streets. She was reelected for another two-year term as president in January 2017.