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Mayor Ed Lee To Lie In State At City Hall; Memorial On Sunday

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who died unexpectedly early Tuesday morning, will lie in state in the City Hall Rotunda on Friday and a memorial celebration of his life is planned there on Sunday, city officials said.

Lee, 65, was the 43rd mayor of San Francisco and the city's first Asian-American mayor. His casket will be at City Hall from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

The Sunday celebration is scheduled for 3 p.m. to honor Lee's life. He is survived by his wife Anita and daughters Brianna and Tania.

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Lee was taken to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital around 10 p.m. Monday and was pronounced dead at 1:11 a.m. Tuesday.

In accordance with the City Charter, Board of Supervisors president London Breed was appointed as acting mayor upon Lee's death.

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