John Clary passed on December 22. John served as the city manager of the cities of Brownwood, Harlingen, and Texarkana. Following his service to municipal government, he continued public service as the executive director of the Texas Department of Community Affairs which was later named the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. John Clary worked with Dick Lillie to develop the first regional P&Z workshops for TXAPA.  A memorial service will be held January 8 at 1:30 p.m. at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, located at 3802 Exposition Boulevard in Austin.