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Funeral for boy who died from rare brain tumor set for Saturday

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Family and friends will say goodbye to a young boy taken to soon this weekend. 

The funeral for 7-year-old Jaron Young will be held Nov. 24. Young had a rare brain tumor. 

WTOC first introduced Young back in May. He was diagnosed with the tumor in December of 2010 and underwent numerous surgeries. His mother said he passed away last Friday around 1 a.m.

Young's funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Townsley Chapel A.M.E. Church, 252 Eagle Street in Savannah. 

There is also an account set up to help the family pay for funeral costs. You can go to any Wells Fargo and make a donation to the Jaron Dontae Young Donation Account.

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