This afternooon, Bronwyn Ingram sent out an email announcing she'd broken off her engagement to Mayor Bob Filner. The email doesn't say why and Ingram, who works as a disability-claims analyst for the Social Security Administration, hasn't responded to a request for an interview.
The email was sent to members of "Team First Lady
," a volunteer group Ingram organized shortly after Filner was elected to focus on homelessness and community issues. While Filner and Ingram didn't have a wedding date set, she was often at his side during the mayoral campaign and at public appearances after his election. As CityBeat
's John Lamb put it
last fall, Ingram was "the truest trooper of this long-winded, road-apple-dotted campaign season."