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Former Clayton Mayor Dick Stith Dies

Stith was Clayton's mayor from 1983-1987.

Dick Stith, a former Clayton mayor, died last week at the age of 93. Stith died Feb. 10, 2013.

He was recently diagnosed with lung cancer, his family told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Stith ran eight times, six times for alderman and twice for mayor. He faced opposition only once, winning his first race for alderman against an incumbent, according to the Post. He was mayor from 1983 to 1987.

To read the Post's full obituary, click here.

A memorial will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 23 at St. Francis Xavier (College) Church at St. Louis University.

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