Michael Hartson-- Mansfield, Ohio
Ex-Mansfield fire chief dies after cancer fight :(
MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) - Former Manfield fire chief Michael
Hartson has died after battling brain cancer for the last nine
Hartson was 54. His wife says he died Sunday while they were
Hartson was a 31-year veteran of the fire department and was
chief for more than three years, until he retired in April
following a second round of surgery on a brain tumor.
Mansfield Mayor Lydia Reid calls Hartson a visionary who was
always looking for the best things for his men.
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