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Cherokee Chief AKA Dana Turner

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Not sure how many people from the old days still stop in.
Dana Turner AKA Cherokee Chief is in the hospital with brain cancer.
His condition is deteriorating and they are moving him to a nursing home for hospice care
He will be missed. He was a good friend and fought the good fight.
Shannon posted this update
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I spoke with Dana today. His hospice ase manager used her phone. He no longer k ows how to work his phone. He was telling me about cookie monster. And that he had been playing dodgeball. I asked him if he was winning and he said no. He was very perky and sounded happy in his own way. He had some chocolate pudding
But upchucked it, he said. I said so you barfed? He said yeah, I barfed a lot! He even giggled a bit. Mom was then able to talk to him. He agreed that he does love red or orange jello too. He is not the same Dana, but we played along. And that made him happy. Our goal is for comfort and no pain.
Thank you for the prayers and positive thoughts.

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Sorry to read this about an old friend, you are thought of often & will be missed ! I wish i had kept the emails you had sent me, some were funny ! May your journey be easly from here on !

Chuck

Thanks Pete for the info on Dana !

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Please join us in prayer and grief for the loss of Dana Turner to cancer. He will be remembered as a kind hearted soul. Please know. He did not experience pain and went peacefully in his sleep. Party on Dana with all the loud metal rock that one.

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