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Former mayor Anderson dies

January 17, 2008|David Haldane

Steve Anderson, a longtime city councilman and newly appointed vice chairman of the Municipal Water District of Orange County's board of directors, died Wednesday of an apparent heart attack, according to officials. He was 55.

First elected to the City Council in 1992, Anderson was its longest-serving current member. He served terms as La Habra's mayor in 1995, 1999 and 2005.

He played a pivotal role in completion of the city's La Bonita Softball Complex.

Anderson is survived by his wife, Josie; children Chris and Eric; daughter-in-law Vanessa; and granddaughter Savannah.

Funeral arrangements are pending.


-- David Haldane

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