Sunday, May 12, 2013

Millbrae community leader Nadia Holber passes away

San Mateo County Times/Aaron Kinney, 5/10/13.  "San Mateo County Times, Millbrae Vice Mayor Nadia Holober dies."

Richard and Nadia Holober and their children
Nadia Holober, died 5/8/13, age 54

"MILLBRAE -- Vice Mayor Nadia Holober died Wednesday night after a battle with lung cancer, her family said. She was 54. Holober had a long career of service in Millbrae. She served two terms on the City Council, beginning in 1999, then returned to win a third term in 2009.

Holober's husband, Richard, said the couple met in the early 1980s while working on Democratic political campaigns. Richard Holober, 60, now serves on the San Mateo County Community College District board of directors. 

....  Mayor Gina Papan praised her colleague's commitment to the community.  "Nadia Holober's unflagging spirit of community involvement and support will be greatly missed by all the residents of Millbrae," Papan said in a statement." Read article. 

Related The Daily News (San Mateo), 5/11/13.  Note:  The right photograph is from Smart voter, 11/99, when she was first elected to Millbrae city council.  The left photograph is from  Richard 

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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