RIP Robert Mann

The Ward 4 Dems mourn the death of one of our most active members, Robert Mann. A Gainsborough Street resident and member of the Fenway CDC (among other organizations), Robert logged long hours canvassing our neighborhoods. He could always be counted on to show up for rallies, house parties, and organizing meetings for progressive candidates and causes. His courteousness and generosity were remarkable.

Robert is warmly remembered:

“The Mayor and I saw Robert what feels like very recently, and he was a constant presence at our events.” Julia Leja, City of Boston Mayor’s Office, Chief Communications Officer

“I am deeply saddened by this news. Robert was active indeed and came to many of my events. Wishing him peace.” Ruthzee Louijeune, Boston City Councilor

“Super nice guy. I’m so sorry.” Jay Livingstone, State Representative

“Robert logged long hours canvassing our neighborhoods. He could always be counted on to show up for rallies, house parties, and organizing meetings for progressive candidates and causes. His courteousness and generosity were remarkable.” Anshi Moreno, City of Boston Senior Policy Advisor

“I am having a tough time believing I won’t be seeing him around the neighborhood. Gosh, he was dedicated to so many efforts and a friend to so many people.” Kennedy Avery, Chief of Staff for Boston City Councilor Sharon Durkan

“I am so sorry to hear of Bob’s death and, honestly am a bit shocked. I was just talking to him at the Big Night Garden event for the Mayor. He seemed to be in good spirits. I got to know Bob during the many events over the past few years and he just seemed to love to be involved.

My sincere condolences to the entire Ward 4 committee. We all lost a real gentleman!” Bob Binney, Ward 5 Democratic Committee Chair

Here is Robert’s obituary.

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