Fire Chief Fights Cancer

Recently Randy Sutton, Fire Chief of the West End Fire Protection District in Paul, Idaho, and career firefighter for over 35 years, was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor.  He has undergone surgery in Utah for a golf ball sized tumor, which turned out to be a Glioblastoma.  Brain cancer is not measured in stages as other cancer but in grades by their aggressiveness, from 1 to 4 with Glioblastoma as a Grade 4 Cancer.  Randy is currently in the midst of ongoing, long-term treatment at the Huntsman Cancer Center in Utah, he will begin radiation and chemotherapy in a week or two.

Randy served on the Idaho Fire Chief’s Association Board of Directors for a number of years, and has organized the highly successful Southern Idaho Fire Academy for many years as well.  He is a well-know, much loved member of Idaho’s fire service community and he needs our support. He is of course unable to work. The Idaho Fire Chiefs Association has established this Go Fund Me account to assist Randy and his family with medical and travel expenses through this difficult time.   100% of the proceeds, less the 2.9% and .30 per transaction fee charged by Go Fund Me, will be distributed to Randy and his family to assist with these tremendous extraordinary expenses.  On behalf of Chief Sutton, we appreciate your very gracious support.  Please share this post with others, thank you!

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