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Former Pocatello Mayor dies from massive stroke

Former Pocatello Mayor Greg Anderson passed away Monday afternoon.

He suffered a massive stroke and was being treated at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

On behalf of the family, Anderson’s wife offered thanks for the prayers of the community.

Anderson was Mayor from 1998 to 2002.

The city of Pocatello issued the following formal statement Tuesday:

“We are saddened to learn of the passing of Pocatello’s former Mayor Greg Anderson. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Cheryl, as well as his family during this difficult time.

A true gentleman, Mayor Anderson will be remembered for his kind, warm, and caring personality. During his years on the City Council and then as Mayor, he believed in and loved the community we call home and was determined to do what he felt was best for the Gate City.

We are thankful for the devotion he had to Pocatello and will be forever grateful for the lasting mark he left on our community.”

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