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Recent Hometown Patriot passes away

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SHREVEPORT, La. -

KTBS 3 News has learned that a hometown patriot who was featured on KTBS 3 News just last week, passed away. Lieutenant Glenn Mason, 97 of Shreveport, passed away on July 14th after a brief illness.

Lt. Glenn Mason served in the Navy and became an ad executive here and he absolutely loved the Fourth of July. In fact, we first told you about Lt. Mason on the Fourth of July. While most of the city celebrated Independence Day on the river front, Lt. Mason put on his own party in the comfort of his own home.

Lt. Mason celebrates the Fourth of July every year as if it were his first.

On July 4th, Lt. Mason told KTBS 3 News that "my finest day in the world is the Fourth of July."

Lt. Mason is one of the many war vets that KTBS has had the privilege of meeting over the years and he will be missed.

Services for Lt. Mason were held on July 18th.

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