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Retired Firefighter Succumbs to Cancer

Lynn Owens, a retired Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department battalion chief, passed away Friday.

Here's information provided by the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department's Facebook page:

The LPFD mourns the loss of one of our founding members, Retired Battalion Chief Lynn Owens. Lynn passed away early this morning after a courageous battle against cancer. Our community lost a leader, a steward of the , and a beloved family man today. Please join us in keeping Lynn and the Owens family in our thoughts and prayers.

—posted Friday, Nov. 4.

AVA November 09, 2011 at 12:36 AM
I LOVE you Papa, AVA Lynn Owens
Walker November 11, 2011 at 05:43 AM
He welcomed me into his family and called me the Welsh Princess. He made everyone he met feel special. I love and will miss you Uncle Lynn.
Adele Nevins November 14, 2011 at 07:47 PM
Lynn Owens was a darling person, devoted family man and friend to all. He was our neighbor for many years, and it was always a treat to get together with Linda and Lynn. God bless him, and God bless his family. Love and hugs to his family.
missy burton November 15, 2011 at 03:27 AM
I was looking for info on when services will be. Lynn worked with my dad in the old days(Ted Barth). Maybe 1966? He was my god father. A great and loving family man. Lynn will forever have a special place in my heart.
Sandy November 15, 2011 at 05:58 PM
Lynn, you taught me how to hold my self high above the turmoil involved in working in a harsh environment. You taught me grace and perseverance. I wish I had the chance to say thank you one more time. You were my teacher and mentor. But you knew that!

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