STATEMENT: Mayor Garcetti on the passing of Nicole Willett

“The City of Los Angeles is deeply saddened by the loss of Nicole Willett. She will be remembered as a beloved colleague and friend, and an advocate for the community she served with passion as Chief of Staff for the Department on Disability. Nicole dedicated herself to making Los Angeles more accessible and equitable, and my thoughts are with her family and loved ones during this difficult time.” — Mayor Eric Garcetti

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