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Photo Gallery: Celebration of Life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers
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Photo Gallery: Celebration of Life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers

Photo Gallery: Celebration of Life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers

As memories about her husband were shared, Nancie Rogers bowed her head for a moment at a celebration of life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers at The Castaway in Burbank on April 23, 2018. Will Rogers, who died April 19 of liver cancer, was remembered by people from his life including members of the Burbank City Council, comedians, family and U.S. Rep Adam Schiff (D-Burbank).

 (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Celebration of Life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers

U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) talks with Nancie Rogers, widow of Burbank Mayor Will Rogers, at a celebration of life for the mayor at The Castaway in Burbank on April 23, 2018. 

 (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Celebration of Life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers

Nancie Rogers, widow of Mayor Will Rogers, is escorted by her brother Pat Smith at a celebration of life for her husband at The Castaway in Burbank on April 23, 2018. 

 (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Celebration of Life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers

U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) recalls when he was starting out in politics that Will Rogers, then a columnist for the Burbank Leader, skewered him repeatedly, at a celebration of life for the Burbank mayor at The Castaway in Burbank on April 23, 2018. Rogers died April 19.

 (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Celebration of Life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers

Guests at a celebration of life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers at The Castaway in Burbank on April 23, 2018. 

 (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Celebration of Life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers

Comic friends Marisa Desimone and Chris Pina at a celebration of life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers at The Castaway in Burbank on April 23, 2018. 

 (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Celebration of Life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers

Former Burbank Councilman Dave Golonski remembers Mayor Will Rogers at a celebration of life for the mayor at The Castaway in Burbank on April 23, 2018. 

 (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Celebration of Life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers

The sign directing people to the celebration of life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers at The Castaway in Burbank on April 23, 2018. 

 (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Celebration of Life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers

The Rogers family and U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff pose at a celebration of life of for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers at The Castaway in Burbank on April 23, 2018. 

 (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
Photo Gallery: Celebration of Life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers

Guests at a celebration of life for Burbank Mayor Will Rogers at The Castaway in Burbank on April 23, 2018. 

 (Tim Berger / Staff Photographer)
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