Actor Patrick Swayze poses for the photographers, prior to the premiere of his new film "Keeping Mum" at a Leicester Square cinema in central London, in this Nov. 28, 2005, file photo. A representative for Patrick Swayze says he is being treated for pancreatic cancer but is well enough to continue working. The "Dirty Dancing" actor has a very limited amount of disease and appears to be responding well to treatment, according to Dr. George Fisher, Swayze's physician. The doctor's prognosis was included in a statement released Wednesday, March 5, 2008, by Swayze's representative, Annett Wolf. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file)
AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file
The residents of a North Carolina community where much of "Dirty Dancing" was filmed are planning a memorial service for star Patrick Swayze.Swayze died Monday evening
of pancreatic cancer.
The town of Lake Lure will remember the 57-year-old during a memorial service at 7 p.m. Saturday at Firefly Cove, a housing development that was Camp Chimney Rock when "Dirty Dancing" was filmed. Many of the film's outdoor scenes were filmed there, as was the cabin of Johnny Castle, Swayze's character.Photos: Patrick Swayze
Although the service is free, visitors will be asked to donate to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
The movie was released in 1987.
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