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Well Known Community Leader, Former Santa Barbara City Coucilman Dies

Posted on Thursday, March 29, 2012 1:15pm


Former Santa Barbara City Councilman, and community leader Babatunde Folayemi has died.

Family friends say the 71 year old man passed away at his home yesterday. The exact cause of death is unknown, but friends believe he suffered a massive heart attack.

He was an artist, and was deeply involved in the city’s non-profit community, and youth programs. He served as a City councilman from 2002 through 2004.

Plans are being made for a community memorial service for Folayemi.


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