Summary: longtime Florida state legislator and a former running mate of then-Attorney General Jim Smith in an unsuccessful 1986 bid for governor in the Democratic primary who once ran for lieutenant governor and also opposed anti-gay activist Anita Bryant's successful campaign to overturn a Miami-Dade County ordinance outlawing discrimination against homosexuals.
Cause of Death: Cancer
Born: February 2, 1932
Died: November 2, 2009
Location: Coral Gables, Florida