Greenfield mayor dies after cancer battle

Greenfield Mayor Richard Pasco
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Greenfield Mayor Richard Pasco died this morning after a long battle with cancer.

A city employee confirms Pasco passed away this morning just after 10:00 am.  

Pasco had been suffering liver problems since before he was elected in 2011.  His family says he was hospitalized back in November for dehydration and pain.

Pasco's family says the mayor returned home last Friday after deciding to stop treatment.

Visitation will be on Saturday, December 14, 2013 and Sunday, December 15, 2013 both from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield. A funeral service will be held on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Brandywine Community Church in Greenfield.