By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade’s Mayor Daniella Levine Cava is in mourning.

The mayor announced on Friday afternoon that her father, Paul Levine has passed away.

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In a post on Instagram, the mayor said her father lived a wonderful life and was her hero.

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She said he lived a full and fulfilling life surrounded by a loving family.

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“I will miss my dad with all my heart. I’ll miss his regular check-in calls, his stories, hugs and his laugh,” said the mayor.

CBSMiami.com Team