Richard Petty’s wife Lynda diagnosed with lymphoma
Lynda Petty, the wife of seven-time NASCAR champion Richard
Petty, has been diagnosed with central nervous system lymphoma.
In a statement Thursday, the Petty family said she will be
treated at Duke University Medical Center. Richard Petty said in
the statement that his wife is in “good hands” and the family is
“very optimistic” that her treatment will be successful.
The family thanked friends and fans for their support, and asked
to have their privacy respected during her illness.