Former Westwood Hills mayor Allen Roth dies at 77

Former Westwood Hills Mayor E. Allen Roth died Monday at age 77. Roth served as mayor for 14 years, running for office six times.

He had an extensive involvement in community affairs, serving as chairman of the Shawnee Indian Mission Foundation and a member of the Johnson County Transportation Council and the Mid-America Regional Council Total Transportation Council. He had chaired the Johnson and Wyandotte Council of Mayors and he had been involved in the Johnson County Charter Commission.

An architect by trade, he had been involved with several companies, including Roth Asbestos Consultants, which he founded.

A complete obituary can be found here.