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Former KQDS Meteorologist Chris Snider Dies of Cancer

Chris Snider, the former meteorologist for Duluth FOX affiliate KQDS who was fighting an aggressive form of bone cancer, died Friday morning.

Snider’s sister Tabatha posted the news to the Support Chris Snider facebook page, “We lost Chris very early this morning. He fought a long battle with grace, humor, compassion and absolute dignity. I was and forever will be proud to say he is my brother. On behalf of my family we would like to personally thank everyone of you who donated or took the time to send a message or video of support.”

Snider worked for KQDS from 2008 until 2011 when he left to perform missionary work in the South.  He was diagnosed with osteosarcoma while living in Biloxi, MS. After learning the cancer was terminal, Snider returned home to Minnesota in January to live with his sister Tabatha. Read more

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Former KQDS Meteorologist Given Days to Live

Chris Snider, former meteorologist for Duluth FOX affiliate KQDS, will be heading home to Minnesota to live out his last days. He was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer in his jawbone this summer.

According to Duluth ABC affiliate WDIO, doctors have given the 28-year-old a few days to live. He left KQDS in 2011 to do missionary work in Mississippi,

“He really didn’t think it was going to be a big deal,” his sister, Tabatha Snider told the Duluth News Tribune in a story last week. In the story, Snider seemed optimistic about her brother’s chances of recovery after visiting him in Biloxi, MS, where he is in a hospital. Read more