Anthony R. Cucci


Age: 92

Summary: mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey from 1985 to 1989 who worked as a teacher in both New Jersey and New York before running for City Council and spent much of his term fighting off an attempt by the state to take over the school system with the city's schools long in decline, which it finally did when he left office.

Cause of Death: Lenghty illness

Born: August 8, 1922

Died: February 26, 2015

Jersey City, New Jersey