We just learned of the passing of former Buffalo councilman, Michael J. LoCurto, and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this difficult time. LoCurto was only 46 years old.
His mother, Joan, posted the heartbreaking news on Facebook last night.
“I lost a part of my heart tonight. My precious Michael LoCurto has passed.”
Community members are also saddened to hear the news offering condolences and kind words about LoCurto, a very sweet man who struggled with health problems for quite some time.
“I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Michael LoCurto. Mike was a great leader and a friend. He will be greatly missed by his colleagues in Erie County government and our community is worse off today due to his passing. – Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz
“I am saddened by the passing of former Delaware District Council Member Michael LoCurto. My thoughts & prayers are with his family at this time.” – Mayor Byron Brown
“Let’s just say that I wouldn’t have worked at the Buffalo Common Council for just anyone. Rest In Peace, Michael LoCurto. #workingclasshero – Harper Bishop
“A man of few words, but much integrity, intellect, and common sense. A good guy. A honest guy. A funny guy.” – Steve Cichon
“So so sad to learn about Michael LoCurto passing. Mike holds a special place in my and hubs heart. My love to our friend Joel Feroleto and the entire LoCurto family.” – Kate Heidinger
“Very sad news. Michael was dedicated to making Buffalo a better place. His love and dedication will never be forgotten.” – Ashley Hirtzel
Fly high with the angels, Michael.