Ricky Gibson Dies 

A Maine teen who spearheaded a program tobring lights and bleachers to his high school through theMake-A-Wish Foundation has died. Sixteen-year-old Ricky Gibson of Wayne died Friday of aninoperable brain tumor. Governor John Baldacci said it was difficult not to be inspiredby the Maranacook High School sophomore’s drive, determination andlove for life. Gibson was diagnosed in September of 2008. After beingapproached by the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine, his wish was togive back to his community through lights and bleachers for hishigh school football field. The Make-A-Wish Foundation provided theinitial donation, attracting additional donations from communitymembers and other schools. Gibson lit the lights during a special celebration lastDecember.