Houston Doctor From Midland Loses Battle With Cancer

Staff Report

NewsWest 9

PERMIAN BASIN - It's a story we've been following for the past week. A Houston doctor from Midland, who was diagnosed with

colorectal cancer has lost his fight with the disease.

A family spokesperson told Newswest nine that Joshua Gaines arrived in Lubbock Wednesday night.

He passed away around noon on Thursday with his family and friends surrounding him. 

An anonymous donor generously allowed Gaines to fulfill his dying wish, which was to get him back to West Texas

so he could pass with his family by his side.