San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at 65
13 December 2017 | 8:00 am
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, 65, died early on Tuesday at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, with family and friends at his side about 1:11 a.m. local time, according to the new mayor London Breed.
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