Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval released the following statement today after learning of the death of former Mayor Marv Teixeira.

“I was deeply saddened today to learn of the passing of Marv Teixeira,” said Governor Brian Sandoval.  “Mayor Teixeira dedicated much of his life to Carson City, serving its citizens with the utmost pride and sincerity.  Marv was not one to back down, and his strength and wisdom were values that we all came to know and respect. He had a big personality and an even bigger heart. Marv Teixeira will be dearly missed. Kathleen and I send our thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.”