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1. Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry dead at 78 Marion Barry, the former four-term mayor of Washington, D.C., and a sitting member of the city council, died Sunday morning. He was 78 years old. Barry's family did not specify a cause of death, though the lawmaker had been in poor health for some time. Show More Summary