Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Dies, Leaving Mixed Legacy
Former Washington, D.C., Mayor and City Council member Marion Barry died unexpectedly at the age of 78 on Sunday morning.By Sebastian Martinez | November 23, 2014
Former Washington, D.C., Mayor Marion Barry has died at 78.
Barry died unexpectedly in the early hours of Sunday morning, despite showing signs in the past week that he had recovered from a recent health scare. (Video via WTTG)
“He was very strong, he was upbeat and he was in good spirits … And this is a total shock for all of us,” said Barry’s spokesperson Latoya Foster.