BY BUDDY NEVINS
Steve Wexler, the husband of County Commissioner Lois Wexler, died suddenly on Saturday.
Steve and Lois Wexler, 2010
Mr. Wexler, 68, suffered from cardiac distress and a stroke at his home. He died after roughly 10 hours at Westside Regional Medical Center, according to information given the other commissioners by a county administrator.
Steve and Lois Wexler had been married 42 years.
Mr. Wexler had a window treatment and design business for many years. He was semi-retired.
The news shocked the Broward political world.
“He was a warm, smart and fun-loving member of our community. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends,” wrote Sunrise Democratic leader Barbara Effman in an e-mail.
The Wexler’s have two daughters and two grandchildren.
Services have been scheduled for Monday, November 19th at 2:00 p.m. at the Levitt Weinstein Memorial Chapel, 3201 Northwest 72nd Avenue, Hollywood. If you wish to send a note of condolence, it can be addressed to 510 Torchwood Ave, Plantation, Florida 33324.