Fmr. Santa Cruz Mayor Wormhoudt dies at 72

October 21, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Former Santa Cruz Mayor Mardi Wormhoudt died on Wednesday of cancer.

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Wormhoudt was in the advanced stages of melanoma.

ABC7 interviewed her about the 20th anniversary of The Loma Prieta earthquake just last month.

Even as Wormhoudt was dealing with the final stages of cancer, she remembered Loma Prieta as the most difficult time of her life.

Wormhoudt served three terms as mayor before becoming a county supervisor.

Mardi Wormhoudt was 72 years old.

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