City Councilor Miguel Luna dead at 53

PROVIDENCE,RI – Providence city councilor Miguel Luna died Thursday after suffering a recent heart attack.

Luna was a native of the Dominican Republic who first won election to the City council in 2002. His campaign motto at the time was that he would be a voice for the whole community.

Luna was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital after an August 9th heart attack. In a joint statement, Mayor Angel Taveras and the city council called him an extraordinary humanitarian and humble public servant who identified with those most in need.

Luna is survived by his three children, his mother, his brother, four sisters and nieces and nephews. Miguel Luna was 53 years old.

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