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Glio Patient, Father and Soldier Passes Away

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UPDATE: Memorial service set for Army veteran Norman Emery.

Monday June 15, 11:00 a.m. First Christian Church. 100 N. Jackson St. Clinton, IL.

The family would appreciate memorial contributions be made to one of the following:

The Lieutenant Colonel Norman E. Emery Award and Scholarship Fund
PPS Foundation, 5901 N. Prospect Rd, Ste 14E, Peoria, IL 61614

The National Brain Tumor Society
Committed to finding a cure and improving the lives of all those affected by brain tumors.

Inheritance of Hope
Inspiring hope in young families facing the loss of a parent by providing life-changing retreats and resources as well as ongoing spiritual, emotional, and financial support.

CLINTON (WEEK) -- One of our glioblastoma patients has passed away.

Norman Emery of Clinton, IL beat that deadly brain cancer
for more than three years.

We brought you his story at the end of February.

He and his wife Rachel spent several minutes, several times a week applying the Optune headgear that they believe helped him to outlast the average life expectancy of 12-15 months for patients with a glio diagnosis.

Norman survived for three and a half years.

He joined the Army in 1986 retiring as a Lt. Colonel in 2009.

Norman also worked as a guard at the Dewitt County Jail.

He was 52.

Tyler Lopez

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