Memorial for Queen Creek fire captain today

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QUEEN CREEK -- Friends and family will remember Queen Creek Fire Capt. Eric Tinkham today.

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Memorial for Queen Creek fire captain today - Friends and family will remember the life of Queen Creek Fire Capt. Eric Tinkham today.

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Tinkham, 44, died in his sleep at a Queen Creek fire station last Saturday.

A memorial service will be held this morning at 10 a.m. at the Love of Christ Lutheran Church. Afterwards, there will be a procession to the Queen Creek Library for a 1 p.m. reception.

All services are open to the public.

Tinkham had worked as a firefighter for 24 years and was one of the original firefighters hired by the town.

He leaves behind a wife and three daughters.