Funeral for former Austin mayor Bruce Todd

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Former Austin mayor Bruce Todd was laid to rest Thursday with funeral and committal services after his death at 72 on Christmas Day.

Todd, a Breckenridge native, served as Austin mayor from 1991 to 1997 and is credited with some major city changes, including relocating the airport and wilderness preservation.

  • Former Austin mayor Bruce Todd was laid to rest Thursday with funeral and committal services after his death at 72 on Christmas Day. (KXAN Photo)
  • Former Austin mayor Bruce Todd was laid to rest Thursday with funeral and committal services after his death at 72 on Christmas Day. (KXAN Photo)
  • Former Austin mayor Bruce Todd was laid to rest Thursday with funeral and committal services after his death at 72 on Christmas Day. (KXAN Photo)
  • Former Austin mayor Bruce Todd was laid to rest Thursday with funeral and committal services after his death at 72 on Christmas Day. (KXAN Photo)
  • Former Austin mayor Bruce Todd was laid to rest Thursday with funeral and committal services after his death at 72 on Christmas Day. (KXAN Photo)

His funeral was held at 2 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church located at 3003 Northland Dr. and was followed by a committal from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Texas State Cemetery located at 909 Navasota St. in Austin.

Todd’s family confirmed his death Dec. 25 from complications of Lewy Body disease. He’s survived by his wife, Elizabeth Christian, his son Jeremy Todd and his stepdaughter Alexandra Rose.

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