Former Mayor of Peoria passes away

PEORIA, Ill. - "Almost anywhere you look, one can see his handiwork," Councilman Chuck Grayeb posted on Facebook. "The Civic Center, The Riverfront Museum, and his dedicated work as Mayor of the City of Peoria."

Former Mayor of Peoria, David Ransburg, passed away.

Ransburg was mayor from 2001-2005. During that time, Ransburg implemented initiatives such as Vision 2020 and the Heart of Peoria Plan. While serving his term, Ransburg worked hard to develop notable Peoria locations such as Dozer Park and the Peoria Riverfront Museum.

"On behalf of the Mayor and the entire Peoria city Council, we extend our deepest condolences to his lovely wife Zan and the rest of the Ransburg Family," says Grayeb.


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