Ruane issues statement on passing of Sanibel icon Sam Bailey
Upon notification of the passing of Sam Bailey, a Sanibel icon and long-time Chairman of the Sanibel Historical Preservation Committee, Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane issued the following statement:
"Sanibel was forever changed by Sam Bailey’s life and Sanibel will never be the same with Sam Bailey’s passing."
Mayor Ruane further stated, "On behalf of the Sanibel City Council, residents and staff, our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Bailey family and Bailey’s General Store, on this very tearful day as we mourn the loss of Sanibel’s native son, Chairman Sam Bailey."
Source: City of Sanibel