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Sunnyside student passes away after fight with cancer

An 11-year-old Sunnyside Intermediate School student has died after a battle with cancer.

Posted: Apr 27, 2018 8:39 PM
Updated: Apr 28, 2018 7:00 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — An 11-year-old Sunnyside Intermediate School student has died after a battle with cancer.

Landyn Griffith died early Friday morning.

As News 18 reported in February, Griffith was diagnosed with brain cancer earlier this year.

He was an avid baseball player and fan, especially when it comes to the Chicago Cubs.

During his battle, Griffith was given words of encouragement from Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

Related: Teddy bear helps fill void left by Sunnyside student battling cancer.

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