Vera Katz

 

 

Age: 84

 

Summary: three-term mayor of Portland, Oregon from 1993 to 2005 who helped to transform it from a sleepy backwater into a trendy city known for its public transit, eco-conscious design, and live-work architecture style.

 

 

Cause of Death: Leukemia

 

Born: August 3, 1933

 

Died: December 11, 2017

 

Location: Portland, Oregon