GLENDALE — Former Glendale Mayor Larry Zarian has died on Thursday at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. He was 73
In 1983, Zarian became the first Armenian-American elected to the Glendale City Council, where he served for 16 years. He also served as a board member for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and as a state transportation commissioner. His public service was recognized by presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush, and governors George Deukmejian, Pete Wilson and Arnold Schwarzenegger, according to the city.
The 73-year-old also hosted “The Larry Zarian Forum,” a talk show on Thursday nights on Charter Cable.
Zarian is survived by three sons, Vincent, Gregory and Lawrence; a daughter-in-law; and two grandsons.
Glendale News Press

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

Armenia Maintains “Tier 1” Status in the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report

YEREVAN — The Embassy of the United States in Yerevan has congratulated…

Eurovision 2014: Armenia Makes it Through to the Grand Final

YEREVAN (ArmRadio.am) — Armenia made it through to the Grand Final of…

Sarkisian and Clinton Discussed Karabakh Conflict and Armenia-Turkey Relations

MUNICH — Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian held a meeting with US Secretary…

ACA-PAC Endorses Bernie Sanders for the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary

PASADENA, CA – The Armenian Council of America – Political Action Committee…