Unley Mayor dies

 It was sad to hear the news today that former Unley Mayor, Denis Sheridan has died, aged 76.

Denis was Mayor back in the days when it was the done thing to do a 2 year term and then pass the baton. Not like today when being mayor is a career with political connections.

Denis was a huge and prominent character known for his other life as a swing singer and a big band leader.

Denis was commonly referred to as the singing Mayor. In fact, at the slightest opportunity, Denis would burst into song. A great way to defuse any situation.

He was one of the best mayors at Unley Council. Certainly one who will be remembered,

His passing saddens me. Memories of him continue to delight me. Some tales can not be told.