Indian Trail, NC Mayor Michael Alvarez, 52, died on January 19, 2022 from angiosarcoma cancer. Mayor Alvarez was first elected as Mayor of Indian Trail in 2011 and was serving his third term in office.
During his tenure, he started the Mayor’s Tree Education Initiative, which discussed tree and environmental education with local elementary students. And he was always willing to talk to students about local government and his duties as mayor.
Even during his toughest health battles, the mayor never stopped working for the residents of Indian Trail.
The Indian Trail town council will appoint a replacement to fill the mayor’s position for the remaining two years of his term. Mayor Alvarez leaves behind a wife and three kids.