Posted: 03/16/2013 07:04:27 PM PDT

Warner Hodgdon, real estate developer, civic leader, entrepreneur and descendant of a pioneer San Bernardino family, is seriously ill, his son, Aaron, said late Saturday, denying an earlier report in the day that his father had died.

“He is very sick,” Aaron Hodgdon said. “It could be a few days, weeks or a few months, you never know about these things.”

As director of San Bernardino’s Redevelopment Agency, Hodgdon was the mastermind behind the redevelopment of the city’s downtown, the building of City Hall and the current County Government Center, the Carousel Mall, and Shandin Hills Public Golf Course.

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