Sad News About Harmon Killebrew

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Sad News About Harmon Killebrew


Say a prayer for Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew. We just received this statement via the Baseball Hall of Fame:

“It is with profound sadness that I share with you that my continued battle with esophageal cancer is coming to an end.  With the continued love and support of my wife, Nita, I have exhausted all options with respect to controlling this awful disease. My illness has progressed beyond my doctors’ expectation of cure.
I have spent the past decade of my life promoting hospice care and educating people on its benefits. I am very comfortable taking this next step and experiencing the compassionate care that hospice provides.

I am comforted by the fact that I am surrounded by my family and friends. I thank you for the outpouring of concern, prayers and encouragement that you have shown me. I look forward to spending my final days in comfort and peace with Nita by my side.”


Killebrew also ha d a brief part in the 1990 feature film Pastime.

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