It is with great sorrow that we share that GISTer and LRG Board Member Eric Biegansky passed away yesterday, August 3rd, 2023.
Dr. Nikhil Guhagarkar found opportunities to balance life as a father, husband, medical professional, patient advocate and cancer survivor.
Dear Nikki, You have left us too soon, but your presence will be felt far and wide for a very long time. From the moment I first spoke with you on the phone, I [...]
Ronald George Agypt, 62, born in Johnstown, PA on June 3, 1956 to George Abraham Agypt and Mary Jane (Abraham) Agypt (both deceased), passed away on April 10th, 2019, at his home in Alpharetta, [...]
Erlinda (Linda) Adajar, loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, passed away on December 24, 2018 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in NYC. She was 77 years old. Linda was born on [...]
A tribute by Michael Josephy, LRG Contributor My dear wife, Elsie María Hernández Saborío, passed away August 7th after a long battle with GIST. I miss her greatly. Elsie was born and raised in [...]
Lawrence B. Freed – 6/1/1949 – 2/23/2018 After a long journey with GIST, Lawrence B. Freed passed away Friday, February 23, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Linda [...]
Howard Greenley, 59, of Houghton, MI, passed away in October 2017, following a very long and courageous battle against cancer. Born and raised in lower Michigan, Howard was a graduate of Holderness Prep School [...]
We lost a great light in the Life Raft Group with the passing of Dana Pearson back in June. Dana touched the lives of others in a profound way, always smiling, always reaching for life-affirming [...]
Life Raft Group Canada is mourning the loss of our dearly loved Vice-President, Lynn Burrows. Lynn was always a light-hearted and optimistic woman, in spite of her decade of struggle with GIST. Her smile could [...]