SAGINAW COUNTY (WJRT)- (02/09/19)-Former Saginaw Mayor, Greg Branch has died.
Branch served as the city's mayor from 2009 until 2013.
ABC 12 spoke to current Saginaw Mayor Floyd Kloc about the former mayor's passing.
"We were looking forward to continuing to work with him, both at the city level and personally. In fact, I just finished the state of the city address last Thursday, he was there and I was going to call him Monday and ask him what he thought, get any pointers for the future and now I can't even do that. The little things you don't think about, before something like this happens," said Saginaw Mayor, Floyd Kloc.
Branch also served on Saginaw City Council from 2005 through 2013.
He decided not seek re-election in 2013.
But Kloc said he never stopped working to give back to the city.
"He was a champion for the city, he really was, as a mayor, he was strong leader, with all that he's done since then, involved with riverfront Saginaw, with AMP, where he worked with also he helped us get ideas for marketing, he was involved with historical commission. He was involved with a number of different boards and commissions. He was a very wonderful advocate for the city and very involved. It's going to be a terrible loss