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Area family will represent the face of Alzheimer’s at annual fundraising walk

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WILLMAR — Dr. Alvin O. Setzepfandt was already visibly declining from Alzheimer’s disease when his family found the notes he had written earlier for himself.

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The notes, tucked away in his personal files, indicated he had privately done his own research months earlier on the disease that would eventually lead to his death, recalled his son, Paul Setzepfandt of Bird Island.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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