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Some Great News: Mayor Boughton Recovering After Brain Surgery

August 9, 2017 By Staff
Some Great News: Mayor Boughton Recovering After Brain Surgery

The Danbury mayor and possible gubernatorial candidate shared that he would have to have brain surgery this week. As of Wednesday, the mayor is out of surgery and recovering well.

Mayor Mark Boughton (R-Danbury) is out of surgery and recovering well, according to posts on his social media accounts on Thursday.

The mayor, who is a possible candidate for governor, disclosed on Monday that doctors had discovered a cyst in his brain and that he would need surgery to remove it.

Dear Friends and Colleagues:During a recent checkup, doctors discovered an epidermoid cyst located in my brain. After…

Posted by Mark Boughton on Monday, August 7, 2017

Shortly before he was scheduled to go into surgery, the mayor tweeted a phrase inspired by “Friday Night Lights:” “Clear eyes, full heart.”

And then the great news: the mayor’s surgery was a success. From the Danbury News-Times:

Doctors successfully removed a benign tumor from Mayor Mark Boughton’s brain during a complex procedure Tuesday at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Boughton went into surgery about 7 a.m. and doctors finished the operation about 2:30 p.m., hours earlier than expected, said his sister, Donna Moore. Moore and another sister accompanied Boughton to Pittsburgh.

Reclaim Connecticut wishes the mayor a full and speedy recovery from his surgery!