City Hall Press Conference on Ed Lee's Death
City Hall, San Francisco, California
United in Grief: San Franciscans Gather at City Hall to Mourn the Untimely Passing of Mayor Ed Lee
In the early morning hours of December 12, 2017, the City of San Francisco lost a highly regarded political leader, one who was beloved by many. Mayor Edwin Mah Lee passed away at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital after collapsing while on a late night shopping trip in San Francisco’s Ingleside neighborhood. After being notified of his tragic death, local politicians and other dignitaries gathered at City Hall. Universal and heartfelt grief had overcome the attendees as they consoled each other in the hallways outside of the mayor’s office and in the supervisor’s chambers. The new mayor, London Breed, spoke somberly of Ed Lee’s legacy in San Francisco at a press conference under the rotunda. These are a few images from that press conference.
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