D. Michael Collins


Age: 70

Summary: mayor of Toledo, Ohio who was thrust into the spotlight over the summer of 2014 when the city's water supply was contaminated by toxins in Lake Erie after he had just completed his first year as mayor of Ohio's fourth largest city, but who testified before a U.S. Senate committee in December 2014 and called on the federal government to devote full attention to improving water quality in America's lakes and rivers.

Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest

Born: June 30, 1944

Died: February 6, 2015

Toledo, Ohio