NEW YORK -- Ed Koch is being remembered as a doting grand-uncle by family members at the colorful former New York City mayor's funeral.
The former mayor's grand-nephew, Noah Thayer, says Koch was like a "doting grandfather" who only saw "perfection" in his family.
Thayer spoke at Koch's packed funeral on Monday at Manhattan's Temple Emanu-El.
Thayer recalled fond memories of Koch attending elementary school soccer games and getting a manicure with his 11-year-old grand-niece. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg praised Koch as the city's "quintessential mayor."
He said Koch's outsized personality was matched by his integrity.