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Richard Tveten, Jr.

08/08/1954 — 08/11/1999

Rich was just past 40 when he found out he had melanoma that originated in a mole on his scalp.  He underwent surgery for removal of many lymph nodes and was treated with interferon. After a couple of years, the melanoma had metastasized in his brain and was inoperable. He lived just a few days past his 44th birthday.

 

He was a wonderful brother and I still miss him very much.