Two Sacramento Area Councilmembers Dead

Two City Councilmembers in two Sacramento suburbs passed away today. Citrus Heights City Councilmember Melvin Turner was elected to the council seven years ago and was Citrus Heights' Mayor from December of 2013 to December of 2014.  Turner died at home this morning after an extended illness.  He was 67.

Photo courtesy of the City of Citrus Heights

Rancho Cordova City Councilmember Dan Skoglund also died this morning due to complications from a recent surgery.  Skoglund was appointed to a vacancy on the council in 2004 caused by the death of Mayor Dan Roberts.  In addition to his 13 years on the council, Skoglund served as Rancho Cordova's Mayor in 2009 and 2014.  He was 66.

Photo courtesy of the City of Rancho Cordova

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