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Owensboro Firefighter Loses Battle with Cancer

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I’m not a fan of writing a blog like this, but when a good man like David McCrady, beloved by so many, loses a hard-fought battle with cancer, a tribute is required.

David was a battalion chief with the Owensboro Fire Department.

Firerescue1.com posted a story from the Messenger-Inquirer when he retired after being diagnosed with brain cancer in 2013.

I did not know David well, but I knew him.

And what I DID know is what everyone knew–that he was just one of the best people you’d ever want to meet.

There have been tributes to that effect posted on Facebook throughout the day:

 

It is with a heavy heart that we mourn the loss of Ret. Battalion Chief David McCrady. Chief McCrady positively impacted…

Posted by Airport Sorgho Fire Department on Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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