The procession for Capt. Rick Ilg travelled from the Forest Grove Fire Station to Hillsboro Stadium on Friday morning
HILLSBORO, Oregon — Forest Grove Fire & Rescue held a funeral procession and public memorial service on Friday morning for Captain Rick Ilg, travelling from the Forest Grove Fire Station to Hillsboro Stadium, where Ilg received full funeral honors in front of an audience of fellow first responders.
Ilg was “an influential part of Washington County’s emergency medical services, with decades of service to both Metro West Ambulance and Forest Grove Fire & Rescue,” the department said in a press release.
Ilg passed away on Sept. 12 following a battle with brain cancer, Forest Grove Fire & Rescue said. He is survived by his wife and daughter.
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