Deffenbaugh's death was attributed to complications related to a 2007 accident that left him a quadriplegic at age 66.
The company he started with one truck now provides commercial and residential waste disposal, recycling and portable toilet services in
Deffenbaugh also owned and operated a rock quarry that provided material for many
His accident, a fall from a hospital X-ray table, resulted in a broken neck. He filed a lawsuit in 2008 against
Deffenbaugh's longtime pastor and friend,
Kreiling said he visited Deffenbaugh two or three times a week in the custom-built home that Deffenbaugh had built adjacent to the landfill. He had medical staff with him around the clock and took pleasure in looking out over the property, Kreiling said.
After his injury, Deffenbaugh funded the Spinal Cord Injury Repair Program at the
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