Friday, August 27, 2010
CITY OF CHICAGO HEIGHTS
TO: All news media outlets
FROM: Office of the Corporation Counsel – Tj Somer
DATE: August 27, 2010
Mayor Lopez was appointed to the office of Mayor in July of 2008 to fill the vacancy of the former Mayor Anthony DeLuca. He thereby became the first Latino and minority Mayor in the history of Chicago Heights. Mayor Lopez is survived by his Wife, Sandra and two children.
We ask that you please respect the family’s privacy as they attempt to endure this tragic ordeal. The City will follow up with further information regarding services and arrangements as it becomes available.
City of Chicago Heights