Washington December 12, 2017 – Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) released the following statement on the passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee:
“Early this morning I learned of Ed Lee’s death. It’s a very sad day for San Francisco and all of us who knew Ed.
“My thoughts turn to all of Ed’s family, especially Anita, Brianna and Tania. I know what this is like and wish I could give Anita a hug and express my sorrow.
“Ed was an excellent mayor of a great but sometimes challenging city. His equanimity and quiet management style was effective and allowed him to solve problems as they occurred.
“My heart and thoughts are with Ed’s family and friends and the city I love.”