Assemblyman David Gantt Death Dead – David Gantt Obituary: Cause of Death

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David Gantt who served the Rochester area in New York state government for decades, has died. He was 78.

His office announced his death on Wednesday, and it brought out a wave of accolades from elected officials, praising Gantt for his dedication and concern for those he represented.

“David spent his career fighting poverty and advocating for the underserved,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a statement.

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren said Gantt, the only African American to be elected to state government from Monroe County, “was a father to me. He loved me unconditionally and inspired me to be who I am today.”

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