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Scott Ledoux lost his battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease Thursday. The former heav

The battle is over for Scott LeDoux


Les Sellnow was surprised, but not shocked to learn former heavyweight boxer and Crosby-Ironton High School graduate Scott LeDoux died Thursday of complications from his battle against ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Sellnow said he spent a night with LeDoux and his wife two years ago reminiscing. The former Brainerd Dispatch editor and Golden Gloves boxing coach could tell then things were bad for his former pupil. 

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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