CARSON CITY, NV - Marv Teixeira, a three-term former mayor of Carson City, died Thursday morning at his home.
Teixiera was last in office in 2008.
One of Teixiera's final projects was the freeway to slow the traffic in downtown Carson City.
Teixiera was able to secure funding for the I-580/U.S. 395 Carson City Freeway Project that was complete in 2012.
A funeral date has not been announced.
The following statements have been made about the 79-year-old Teixiera.