Chicago firefighter Michael Boyd, 49, dies of cancer

November 12, 2012 (CHICAGO)

Michael Boyd passed away over the weekend at his home in the Wrigleyville neighborhood.

The 49-year-old firefighter was a 17-year veteran of the department. He was known to his family and friends as Mr. Fix-it because he would repair anything.

Boyd had been on medical leave for about a year while dealing with the cancer.

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