Summary: veteran Los Angeles city administrator and environmental scientist who had spearheaded major initiatives to protect air and water quality as first head of the Environmental Affairs Department from 1990 to 2000, but was dismantled in 2010 as part of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's budget reduction plan.
Cause of Death: Cancer
Born: September 17, 1950
Died: July 18, 2013
Location: Long Beach, California