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In memory of Gregory Wyatt Mitchell


Wyatt was the 2nd of four children and the first of a set of twins born on September 22, 1985.  He was an athlete, a varsity football and basketball player and in love with having fun.  After his first year at Georgia he came home for a family vacation and his sister noticed swelling around his jaw, enough to make his left ear protrude. After two surgeries, we discovered it was a very rare and hard to diagnose synovial cell sarcoma on his mandible.  He underwent radiation and 6 months of chemo and went back to Georgia to mentor high school youths in Young Life Ministry, and earn a degree in Spanish and Latin American studies.  Two weeks before his graduation and wedding, his pain returned in his jaw, although local physicians gave us a bleak diagnosis, we sought treatment at MD Anderson where he underwent additional surgery and chemotherapy.  He died December 8, 2010 at the age of 25.  He left behind a wife, Abigail Logue Mitchell; two sisters, Julia Rittenhouse and Sarah Hook; a brother, Brooks; his parents, Nancy Mitchell and Dr. Stephen Wyatt Mitchell; and a grandmother Amy Spencer.

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