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Worthington mourns loss of firefighter who died from occupational cancer

David Mierzejewski served the city for 25 years as a firefighter and paramedic.
Credit: City of Worthington

WORTHINGTON, Ohio — The Worthington community is mourning the loss of one of the city's longtime firefighters.

David Mierzejewski, 50, died on September 15 from occupational cancer, the city said in a statement.

Mierzejewski served the city of Worthington for 25 years as a firefighter and paramedic.

Multiple fire departments joined Worthington on Tuesday to recognize Mierzejewski with full fire department honors.

A procession traveled from Worthington Christian Church to Walnut Grove Cemetery Tuesday morning.

The procession can be seen in the player below.