CAPE CORAL, Fla. — A former Cape Coral city council member passed away on Friday.
77-year-old Rick Williams died more than eight months after resigning from the city.
“The City of Cape Coral has lost a great leader with the passing of former Councilmember Rick Williams,”
Williams stepped down from the Cape Coral City Council on August 13, 2021.
“During his 8 years on Council, Rick will be remembered for his contagious personality and passionate involvement with the Youth and the entire community. I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to the Williams family during this difficult time.”
He wanted to focus on his health and well-being.
Williams served on the council from 2013 to 2021, where he spearheaded the creation of the Cape Coral Youth Council
Instead of flowers, Williams’ family is asking for donations to be made to The Cape Coral Animal Shelter.