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Palm Desert City Council Member Dick Kelly Has Died

Long Time City Council Member Dick Kelly has died at age 87.

Kelly had recently been treated for bladder cancer. He was first elected to the Palm Desert City Council in 1982 serving ever since.

Kelly also served as Palm Desert Mayor six times. He also served on several boards and commissions and was the driving force behind the development of the Desert Willow Golf Resort. Kelly is survived by his wife of 65 years Mary Helen.

A visitation is planned for Wednesday September 1st at Trinity Lutheran Church in Indio. A memorial service will be held at the Palm Desert Community Presbyterian Church on Saturday September 4th.

KESQ News Team

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