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Friends, family and San Diego television viewers on Sunday were mourning the loss of longtime San Diego television journalist Loren Nancarrow, who died Saturday. He was 60.

Nancarrow passed away shortly after 6:30 p.m. Saturday, surrounded by his family, according to a statement on his Facebook page.

Nancarrow's television career spanned more than 30 years and included stints as a weatherman, anchor and a reporter on KGTV 10News, CBS8 and, most recently, KSWB Fox 5 San Diego.

The five-time Emmy winner also co-authored four organic gardening books.

Nancarrow was diagnosed with stage three terminal brain cancer in February, and later retired from his anchor position at Fox 5. He called himself a "Brain Cancer Warrior," and authored a blog.

He is survived by his wife, Susie, and children, Graham, Hannah and Britta.