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Dr. Ernie Lucero passes

December 16, 2012
News Bonners Ferry is saddened to report the sudden passing of long-time Bonners Ferry medical practitioner Dr. Ernie Lucero, who died at his home Saturday of an apparent heart attack, his wife, Carol, at his side.

According to Boundary County Coroner Mick Mellett, Dr. Lucero, 65, collapsed at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

He ran a private family practice in Bonners Ferry for more than 30 years, and served on staff as an emergency room physician and family practitioner at Boundary Community Hospital. He helped train and mentor a generation of volunteer emergency medical technicians who served with Boundary Volunteer Ambulance.

Our sincere condolences go out to his family and many friends.

Service information and a complete obituary will be published as soon as they become available. Bonners Ferry Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
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