Don West, who works for 560 KPQ Radio in Washington state, issued the following letter which was published on the outlet’s website…
Don West here to tell you about how disappointed I am not to be talking about the Seattle Seahawks, the Mariners, the Wenatchee Wild and everything else that we love to talk about every day on the Don West Show.
Many of you have wondered where I have been and why the show is on hiatus. So I want to share this news directly with you. I have been diagnosed with a brain lymphoma and will begin immediate treatment.
I want to thank my wife Terri for her love and support, my family and everyone that works at Cherry Creek Media and KPQ. I also want to thank the Don West Show’s incredible sponsors and my friends for all the prayers that are coming my way. I am praying the chemotherapy will help me heal faster and hopefully I’ll be back on the radio soon.
I can’t wait until this is all over and I can be back with you all again, I love you all!
Cancer.org has the following description of brain lymphomas…
“Primary central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the lymph tissue of the brain and/or spinal cord. Having a weakened immune system may increase the risk of developing primary CNS lymphoma.”
Prayers up for my great friend, Don West!
Just hung up the phone with him and he’s in great spirits and ready to take on this challenge! #PrayerCover
— Jeff Jarrett (@RealJeffJarrett) June 15, 2021