UPDATE: Memorial service for Walt Donovan will be held on Sunday, April 7 at 2 p.m. at Kiwanisland in Garden Grove.
Walter “Walt” Donovan, a former city councilman and mayor of Garden Grove, died Saturday at the age of 93 of natural causes.
Donovan was first elected to the city council in 1972 and was chosen as mayor pro tem several times. He served on the council from 1972 to 1988 and was elected mayor in 1988 and 1990.
A graduate of Garden Grove High School, Donovan attended the University of Oregon where he starred on the Ducks’ football team. In addition to his many community involvements, he served with Southern California Edison in community relations.
Information about memorial services will be posted as it becomes available.
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