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Thursday, May 31, 2018 by Jo Clifton
Friends and family of advocate and lobbyist Mike Kelly will gather to celebrate his life this Sunday, June 3, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Threadgill’s on Barton Springs Road. Kelly passed away on May 1, just a few days short of his 73rd birthday, from a pneumonia-related illness. Friends will remember a staunch liberal Democrat who lobbied at the state Legislature, at City Hall and also outside the city. Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea and Mary Elizabeth Cofer are organizing the event. Kelly’s wife, Teresa, encouraged friends to bring photos and stories.
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