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Release: Salt Lake County Democratic Party Mourns The Loss of Former Salt Lake City Mayor Ted Wilson

Former SLC Mayor Ted Wilson in the caucus room of the Hinckley Institute of Politics.

(SALT LAKE County, UT) Following the passing of Ted Wilson Salt Lake County Democratic Party Chair Jade Velazquez released the following statement:

“It is with heavy hearts that we bid farewell to a titan of public service, former Salt Lake City Mayor Ted Wilson. Ted Wilson's legacy is etched in Utah's history, marked by his unwavering dedication to public service, environmental stewardship, and the pursuit of social justice. From his early days as a dedicated environmental advocate to his tenure as the Mayor of Salt Lake City, Ted Wilson embodied the values of integrity, compassion, and inclusivity.”

“As we mourn the loss of a visionary leader, let us also celebrate Ted Wilson's enduring legacy and the profound impact he has left on our community. Our thoughts and prayers are with Mayor Wilson's family, friends, and loved ones during this difficult time. May his memory be a blessing to all who had the privilege of knowing him, and may we honor his legacy by continuing the work he so passionately pursued.”

For more information, please contact Nick Glenn at or 385-200-3868.


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