Former Mayor Pro Tem & City Council member Susan Burgess has died
Posted on 16 Jun 2010 by Justin Ruckman
photo: James Willamor
The official word is that she passed away at 6:25 Wednesday morning, with her family by her side.
Her son, Dr. Jason Burgess, began his first day filling her place on the City Council yesterday.
“Former Charlotte Mayor Pro Tem Susan Burgess died Wednesday morning after a three-year battle with cancer.
Burgess, 64, is survived by her husband, Patrick Burgess, four children and six grandchildren. One of her children, Dr. Jason Burgess, a vascular surgeon, was approved by council Monday night to fill her unexpired term.
The funeral will be Saturday.”
Other links from this morning’s sad news:
- Longtime City Council member Susan Burgess dies (Charlotte Observer)
- Susan Burgess never slowed down (Jim Morrill, Charlotte Observer)
- ‘I’m going to give it my all,’ In his first day as city council member, Jason Burgess meets with mayor, city manager (Jim Morrill, Charlotte Observer)