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Dallas Morning News Reporter Jeffrey Weiss Dies After Cancer Battle at 62

Jeffrey Weiss, a career journalist whose openness about his struggle with brain cancer resonated with readers of The Dallas Morning News, died Wednesday. He was 62.

Dale Weiss, his brother and only sibling, said he "passed away peacefully at 12 noon, surrounded by loving family" and listening to Pete Seeger sing "To My Old Brown Earth."

Dale, 59, saluted his brother's accomplishments as a man and as a journalist.

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In February, Weiss spoke with NBC 5 about his diagnosis, prognosis and staying optimistic while facing a terminal illness.  Video of that interview can be seen above.

Last summer, Weiss again spoke with NBC 5, this time about Sen. John McCain's diagnosis with a brain tumor. That video interview is below.

Word of Arizona Sen. John McCain's brain tumor is sending shockwaves across the country. Current brain cancer patients, including a reporter at The Dallas Morning News, are familiar with the fight.
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