Former Guthrie mayor dies after contracting West Nile virus

A blood drive Sunday set up to honor former Mayor Jon Gumerson turned into a memorial event when the well-known resident died on Saturday, an event organizer said.

BY JULIANA KEEPING Published: October 8, 2012

GUTHRIE — A blood drive set up to honor former Mayor Jon G. Gumerson who was sickened by West Nile virus turned into a memorial event after he died Saturday, an event organizer said.

Gumerson was 76....

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