Flower Mound firefighter dies of cancer

G. Wade Cannon Photo credit Flower Mound Fire Department

FLOWER MOUND, TX (1080 KRLD) - A Flower Mound firefighter has died at the age of 33.

Flower Mound Fire Department announced the death of G. Wade Cannon in a Facebook post Sunday morning.

Cannon passed away after battling occupational colon cancer. He served as a firefighter and paramedic for the town of Flower Mound for almost 7 years.

In lieu of flowers, Cannon's family is asking for donations to be made to Michael's Memories and the Brent Lewis Bridges Foundation, two charity organizations that were important to Cannon during his battle with cancer.

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