Fairbanks: Letter from Mayor Pruhs - Kathy Ottersten
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~ The Fairbanks community is mourning the loss of former City Council member Kathy Ottersten, who passed away unexpectedly. Ottersten was elected in October 2018 and served with distinction and dedication during their one-year term. Mayor David Pruhs, who had the opportunity to work alongside Ottersten as a council person, expressed his sadness in addressing the community about the news.

Ottersten's commitment to public service and all departments of the City of Fairbanks was evident in every decision they made and action they took on behalf of the community. Their passion for making Fairbanks a better place for everyone was unwavering, leaving behind a legacy that will continue to inspire many.

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Prior to their role on the City Council, Ottersten also served on the City of Fairbanks Diversity Council. Their dedication to serving the community was evident in all aspects of their life.

As the community mourns this loss, Mayor Pruhs calls for unity in honoring Ottersten's memory and continuing their work towards building a brighter future for Fairbanks. He extends his deepest condolences to Ottersten's family, friends, and all those who were touched by their remarkable spirit and unwavering dedication to the city.

Ottersten's service will be forever remembered and deeply missed by all. Mayor Pruhs encourages everyone to keep their spirit alive through ongoing commitment to the community that they loved so dearly.

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