BUFFALO, N.Y. — A spokesperson for Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown says the city's leader is mourning the loss of his father.
Byron L. Brown passed away Wednesday night in Hartford, Connecticut. The elder Brown would've turned 90-years-old next week.
The release described the mayor's father as "a true gentleman, a loving father and a wonderful provider, he will be profoundly missed by Mayor Brown and his sister Andrea Brown."
"The loving memories that Mayor Brown, Michelle, Byron Jr. and Andrea, Nicole, Alonni and Gabriella hold in their hearts, and the love of their extended families, friends and neighbors will bring them strength, peace and comfort in the days ahead."