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David Rodgers, former Spokane Mayor, dies at 93

SPOKANE, Wash. - Former Spokane Mayor David Rodgers passed away Tuesday with his family by his side.

He was 93.

Rodgers was elected in 1967 and served until 1978.

During his time as mayor, Spokane hosted Expo '74, which ultimately lead to the creation of Riverfront Park.

Rodgers also served one year on the City Council.

“Our family appreciates all of the thoughts, prayers and well-wishes from the community during this difficult time,” said Rodgers’ son, Brian, one of six children. “The love and support is a great tribute.”

 


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