Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer attended the funeral of Journalist-Author Sancar Maruflu, President of Izmir Lovers Platform, known as "İzmir Baba". He was buried in Maruflu Işıkkent Cemetery after the funeral prayer performed at the Bostanlı Beşikçioğlu Mosque.
Journalist-Writer Sancar Maruflu, who is one of the veteran names of the public relations sector in Turkey, known as “İzmir Baba” in the public, and the Chairman of the Platform of People Who Love İzmir, was bid farewell to his last journey. Maruflu, who died on Sunday due to multiple organ failure, attended the funeral at the Bostanlı Beşikçioğlu Mosque, especially İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer, deputies, representatives of politics, press and business world, district mayors, managers of non-governmental organizations, artists and people from all walks of life. from Izmir participated. Maruflu's body was buried in Bornova Işıkkent Cemetery after the funeral prayer.