By / / photo by Scott M. Lacey As you all know, our great city just lost another favorite son; former mayor Thomas Menino succumbed to cancer at age 71 and passed away surrounded by loving family and friends Thursday morning. Menino’s legacy, especially when it comes to Boston, is undeniable. His energy, candor and presence will be sorely missed. So, to commemorate who will probably forever be known as “Boston’s Mayor”, below are a couple of TV spots featuring the man himself: And courtesy of our friends over at Boston Magazine, here’s some classic Tom Menino footage from the early days of his political career to the days following one of Boston’s darkest hours: Rest in peace, sir. Thank you for your service.