Rudy Clay

 

 

Age: 77

 

Summary: mayor of Gary, Indiana from 2006 to 2011 who had inherited a city riddled with abandoned buildings, a declining population, and rampant violence as the city recorded 71 homicides during 2007 (although the number fell to 51 in 2008), which it remained among the highest per-capita murder rates in the nation.

 

 

Cause of Death: Prostate cancer

 

Born: July 16, 1936

 

Died: June 4, 2013

 

Location: Gary, Indiana