Venomin James Drummer Succumbs To Cancer

Ohio Drummer Succumbs To Brain Cancer

In April we reported that Jared Koston, the 40-year-old drummer of the Cleveland, Ohio-based metal band Venomin James, had been diagnosed with two brain tumors. We’re saddened to report that Koston passed away on Tuesday, June 1 at his home in Madison, Ohio. Neither he nor his wife Michele had insurance or jobs, and the family continues to struggle to make ends meet for their four children. If you would like to make a donation, send cash, checks, or money orders to:

The Koston Family
3060 Princeton Drive
Madison, Ohio 44057

PayPal donations can be sent to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (be sure to mark “personal,” then select “gift”). There also is a Koston Cancer Funds “cause” page set up on Facebook.

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