Death of Golden Gate Bridge District Board President Reported

San Francisco Chronicle reports, “Dietrich Stroeh, president and longtime member of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Board of Directors, died in his sleep overnight, district officials said Wednesday [May 31]. He was 80.” Denis Mulligan, district general manager, tells the newspaper, “We’re all going to tremendously miss Diet. He was a statesman, which is unusual for an engineer. He was an amazing human being, with a great sense of humor, very accomplished, and an incredible ability to get things done.”