Former Fruita Monument standout athlete Sammy Safken has been diagnosed with cancer. Safken now plays football at the University of Northern Colorado.
He has been diagnosed with Ewing's Carcinoma, a very fast spreading form of cancer. Safken played football and was a standout wrestler for the Wildcats. He graduated from Fruita Monument in 2003.
A fund has been established to help his family. Contributions can be made to:
Samuel D. Safken Medical Fund
c/o Home Loan Investment Company
205 N. 4th Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501
For more information call 254-0804.
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