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Glendale mayor to undergo heart bypass surgery on Thursday

Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers’ office says he will undergo heart bypass surgery on Thursday. Photo via City of Glendale.
Posted at 12:56 PM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-03 14:56:07-05

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers’ office says he will undergo heart bypass surgery on Thursday.

Weiers' office said in a statement that the surgery was scheduled after Weiers went to an urgent care on Monday and then was admitted to a hospital. According to the statement, Weiers is expected to make a full recovery and Vice Mayor Ian Hugh will fill until he returns. Weiers is serving his third four-year term as mayor.