Jimmy Cobb, prolific jazz drummer who worked with Bille Holiday, Dinah Washington, Dizzy Gillespie and most famously Miles Davis, as the last surviving member of Miles Davis’ First Great Sextet, has died at the age of 91. He fought a lengthy battle with lung cancer, and he is survived by his wife and two daughters. Cobb’s subtle, steady and understated [...]
Ronald Shurer, the Green Beret medic awarded the Medal of Honor for aiding the wounded during a six-hour firefight in Afghanistan in 2008, died of lung cancer Thursday. He was 41. In an Instagram caption accompanying a photo of him and his wife, Miranda, the retired Army Special Forces medic on Wednesday expressed concern about the efficacy of his lung-cancer [...]
It was late fall of 2005. I remember the feeling in the pit of my stomach when we were told my mother had Stage IV lung cancer. We thought she had a mild stroke. At age 73, she was the picture of health. An avid tennis player, she looked wonderful. I could not believe what I was hearing. Six months [...]
Suzanne Marie Trumbore Leitschuh, age 65 of East Thetford VT, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 23rd, 2020, of metastasized lung cancer at the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care. She was born September 9th, 1954 in Lawrence MA, to Mary J. Trumbore and Lewis C. Trumbore Sr. She is survived by her two children, Lydia R. Leitschuh, [...]
Unfortunately Sharon lost her three-year battle with EGFR-mutated lung cancer yesterday, at the age of 51. She leaves behind a loving husband, three daughters, two sons, three grandsons, her parents and siblings—all of whom already miss her and will cherish her memory forever.
Michael fought his battle with EGFR-mutant lung cancer with unwavering bravery, strength, positivity, and determination. He battled back from one terrifying obstacle after another yet never lost his courage, never once gave up the fight...till it was clear these past few days that there was nothing more that could be done. Since his diagnosis in April 2018 Mike quietly but [...]
She was a kind, warm-hearted and down to earth person who cared a lot about kids and was quite sad that she would likely leave this world without being able to have any or even foster, as she briefly considered doing before she passed at the age of 40. I think she deserves to be remembered. https://m.legacy.com/obituaries/app/obituary.aspx?n=leah-shoshana-hammerman&pid=195124861&referrer=0&preview=True
She was Chris to everyone else, she was "Mamoo" to me. My grandmother loved me more than any human could love an other. She also loved CocaCola and the NYT crossword puzzle. When she died of lung cancer in 2001 at age 73, I was so angry. She had been a smoker, but had quit long before her death. I [...]
I am a Stage IB Mucinous Adenocarcinoma Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Survivor. The tumor on my left lung was an incidental finding while being treated in the Emergency Room as a result of being a passenger in a motor vehicle accident. I received a diagnosis and a lower left lobe lobectomy on my left lung in July of 2016. I [...]
Lesley died Aug. 30, 2017, in Davis, Calif., almost four years after her diagnosis with neuroendocrine (atypical carcinoid) lung cancer. She was a brilliant environmental law scholar as well as a devoted wife, mother, sister, daughter, and dear friend to many. Lesley came to Princeton from Cincinnati and majored in civil engineering with a certificate in the Woodrow Wilson School. [...]
Jim was a standout Soccer and Track star both in High School and College. Later in life he became an outstanding triathlete. The year he was diagnosed with lung cancer at the age of 45, he competed in the Penn Relays. He never smoked. Jim passed six years ago on this very day, April 20th. Had he not lost his [...]
I have been blessed to be married to Charles for almost 37 years. He is the most humble, most honorable, loving, and faithful husband and father I know. In June of 2017, he had an angiosarcoma tumor removed from the back of his neck. No further treatment was prescribed. Then in the fall of 2018, he was diagnosed with radiation [...]
Kenneth Eugene Johnson, 'Grandpa Johnson,' died of squamous cell lung cancer 206 days after his diagnosis. He grew up on a farm in Iowa plowing the land. He was a Navy man for 30 years. Later in life he spent his time serving as a great scout master and helping to raise all of his grandchildren right until he passed.
Oliver was born September 21, 1901, in New Haven, Ct., and died April 26, 1959. A proud graduate of Andover and Yale, Oliver had a successful career as an insurance industry executive, first in New York City and later in Jacksonville, Florida. He and his wife Alice Heath, of Evanston, Illinois lived most of their adult lives at 2 Steven [...]
On behalf of the Crawford family, I would like to submit a dedication for mother and daughter, Wilta and Carla. Our family was shocked when Carla was diagnosed with end-stage lung cancer at 42. Carla never smoked a day in her life. Carla's mother, Wilta, watched and cared for her tirelessly from the start of treatment until Carla passed away [...]
Bruce lived life to the fullest. His family always came first but his friends were like family. He battled his lung cancer with strength and hope. He had surgery to remove most of one of his lungs only to discover the cancer was in the lymph node behind the lung. As there was no targeted treatment for his type of [...]
I lost my mom to lung cancer on March 28, 2005. It's crazy how 15 years can simultaneously feel like a lifetime and yesterday. She had a sarcastic wit, loved animals, worshiped the sun and loved living in Arizona, was a huge Bon Jovi fan, and my best friend. She was only 56 years old, and although she developed her [...]
Angelo was a loving, generous father, son and brother who was taken too soon by this deadly disease. He fought hard and remained hopeful and he will forever be loved and remembered not only for his courage and strength during his illness but also for his love of life and his family throughout his entire life.
My mother was diagnosed with stage 4 small cell lung cancer when she was 61 years old. When she was diagnosed it had already metastasized to her brain as well as other places. She fought and never complained for close to 3 years. She was able to meet her first grandchild shortly before passing away at the early age of [...]
Patricia Beatrice Bartell Nugent aka Patty Bee, a native of Crowley, was born 1927, died 2005 of lung cancer. She was my mother and an amazing woman! My father died early in their marriage and she became a single mother of three very young children. She was an active volunteer in the City of Crowley in many organizations. She was [...]
Woodward, OK – Ms. Gloria was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer in March 2015 at the age of 78. She never smoked. She is a very strong woman who also survived breast cancer just 2 years before her lung cancer diagnoses. Ms. Gloria makes an impact on the world around her, spreading warmth and kindness everywhere that she goes. [...]
It was 2.4 years ago (being 38 years old) when I got my diagnosis for non small cell lung cancer and bone metastasis, #hope was the only thing i was thinking and feeling when the C-word came into my life. #hope was what gave me the strength to continue through 2 target therapy #tarceva and #tagrisso, immunotherapy (keytruda), 2 sets [...]
My Dad, Thomas Dekko, passed away from lung cancer at 75 years young in 2002. He was my biggest fan in life and made me (and all my siblings) believe that we could do anything...that opportunity in life was limitless and barriers are just something to jump over or take down for ourselves and others. He grew up on a [...]
My Beautiful Wife, 53, passed away from NSCLC stage 4 on 2/19/19 after a 5 year battle. Kim was my angel and best friend. Sadly she was diagnosed too late, as many patients experience. This severely limited her survival rate and medical options. God brought us together for ten years and I only wish we would have met sooner to [...]
Mrs. Jean Buatt was married to Dr. James M. Buatt of Crowley, La. She passed away in 1987 from lung cancer. She has 2 sons, Robert Buatt and Lou Buatt, 5 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She is loved and missed dearly.