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Funeral held for firefighter from Crystal Lake who died following battle with terminal cancer

A funeral was held Saturday for a 34-year-old firefighter and Crystal Lake resident who died last weekend following a battle with terminal cancer. The Itasca Fire Protection District said firefighter Frank Nunez died last Sunday after a “long and courageous battle with cancer.” The fire department asked surrounding fire departments to join in paying respects […]

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Funeral arrangements set for firefighter from Crystal Lake who died following battle with terminal cancer

Funeral arrangements are set for later this week for a 34-year-old firefighter and Crystal Lake resident who died last weekend following a battle with terminal cancer. The Itasca Fire Department said firefighter Frank Nunez died on Sunday after a “long and courageous battle with cancer.” The fire department asked surrounding fire departments to join in […]

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34-year-old Crystal Lake man, firefighter says final goodbyes after battle with terminal cancer

A 34-year-old firefighter is saying his final goodbyes and has been transported back to his Crystal Lake home on hospice care following a battle with a rare terminal cancer. Frank Nunez, 34, of Crystal Lake, spent recent days saying his final goodbyes from a hospital room at¬†Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Nunez, who began experiencing […]

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‘We are incredibly saddened’: Lake County Sheriff’s K-9 Diesel dies of cancer

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the passing of canine Diesel, who died of cancer on Saturday, just days before his eighth birthday. Lake County Sheriff’s Spokesman Lt. Christopher Covelli said Diesel was recently diagnosed with an aggressive cancer. The cancer was already in an advanced stage, Covelli said. Diesel, badge number 2614, passed […]