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Union Gap council member loses battle with cancer at age 83

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UNION GAP, Wash.-- Union Gap Council Member Glenn Bateman died this morning. He held council Position #1.   

Bateman was running for re-election and served on council up until last week. Mayor Jim Lemon told KNDO Bateman was battling cancer. Lemon said they will not fill the vacant seat until the November election.

Bateman's name will remain on the November ballot, if he wins council will appoint someone to take the council position. His opponent does not get the position by default.

Bateman died at age 83.

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