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Retired St. Catharines firefighter succumbs to disease

St. Catharines, Ont. - Jerry Harpwood had retired from the St. Catharines Fire Department just six years ago, after a three-decade career; at about the same time, Harpwood was diagnosed with myelofibrosis, a cancer of the bone marrow. After a pitched battle that included a stem-cell transplant, Jerry passed away Dec. 17 at the Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton. He was 66. The St. Catharines Standard reports. READ MORE

December 29, 2015
By The St. Catharines Standard