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Public memorial for Spokane firefighter John Knighten

A public memorial is held for Spokane firefighter John Knighten at the Spokane Convention Center, Monday, July 8, 2013. Knighten, 45, died June 30 after a three-year battle with cancer.

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Colin Mulvany - The Spokesman-Review

Before a public memorial at the Spokane Convention Center, a Spokane Fire Department honor guard prepares to remove the casket of firefighter John Knighten from a Station 4 fire truck, Monday, July 8, 2013.


Colin Mulvany - The Spokesman-Review

A Spokane Fire Department honor guard moves the casket of firefighter John Knighten from a Station 4 fire truck and into the Spokane Convention Center for his memorial, Monday, July 8, 2013.


Colin Mulvany - The Spokesman-Review

Left to right, Spokane Valley EMT/firefighter Matthew Brodsky, Spokane Fire Department firefighter Gabe Mill, Spokane Valley firefighter Tony Perry, and Spokane Valley Fire Captain Jason La Jiness stand at attention as the funeral procession for Spokane firefighter John Knighten passes Station 4 in Browne’s Addition, Monday, July 8, 2013.


Colin Mulvany - The Spokesman-Review

In a long funeral procession for Spokane firefighter John Knighten, fire trucks from around the region head west on I-90 to the Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake.


Colin Mulvany - The Spokesman-Review

Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics from Airway Heights Fire Department, Spokane County Fire District 10 and American Medical Response line the Geiger Street I-90 overpass as the funeral procession for Spokane firefighter John Knighten heads to the Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake, Wash. on July 8, 2013.

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