Former NYC mayor laid to rest
NEW YORK — Former New York Mayor Ed Koch was laid to rest Monday morning. He died Friday from congestive heart failure.
He served as mayor of New York City for three terms back in the 70's.
Current Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former President Bill Clinton spoke at his funeral Monday.
"No one understood the job like he did and no one was more eager to talk about it. He was always available, always direct, always wise," said Bloomberg. "For example, I remember the time we were talking about how to tackle obesity and he said `Limit the size of sugary drinks. No one will notice.'"
Koch was 88-years-old.