Please find our ride dedications below.

Day 4: In Memory of Shirley Leonpacher

My mom Shirley Leonpacher, and I'm going to include both her siblings, AJ and Jack, all died within two years of one another of the same type of lung cancer. That was 1998. Then we lost my brother in 2012, same cancer. Thank you Isabella for this ride for early detection. I don't get a prolonged cough nowadays without asking [...]

March 13th, 2020|Dedications|

Day 2: In Memory of Kathleen Matthews

Kathleen Matthews was a loving wife, a caring mother to her six “Wonderful Kids” and the best grandmother of 19 you could ever imagine. She was diagnosed with lung cancer in March of 2011 and died in December of that year. She loved family, and is remembered for her kindness, selflessness and razor-sharp wit. And she taught us a life-long [...]

March 11th, 2020|Dedications|

Day 1: In memory of Michael Faketty

In Memoriam: Michael Faketty We are deeply saddened to share a message of loss with our Padres Pedal community. On September 28, Mike Faketty, retired-Navy SEAL, Ironman Kona finisher, Padres Pedal Road Warrior and lung cancer fighter passed away at the age of 65. Mike was a warrior in every sense of the word, having fought for our country for [...]

March 6th, 2020|Dedications|
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