John Kunak with the Castaic Town Council died in his sleep Wednesday evening, officials said.
“It appears that he died in his sleep last night by natural causes,” Santa Clarita Sheriff Lieutenant Leo Bauer said.
“Kunak was currently serving his third fourth year term with the Town Council,” Flo Lawrence said. “Kunak was a great father, friend and person to have in the community and will be missed.”
Kunak also served two terms with the Castaic School Board. He also served with the Castaic Lions Club.
Besides community work, Kunak practiced law for more than 30 years.
Kunak was born in 1951.