Sharla Bea Ellingham, age 76, of Polson, Mont., passed away at her home Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, from natural causes. She was born Oct. 15, 1932, in Hoopston, Ill., to Charlie and Olive (Sloan) Holmes. She attended schools there and graduated from Hoopston High School.
Norman Scherzer, LRG Executive Director gives a speech at Friday's Reception Dinner at Life Fest 2008 on September 12, in Chicago.
Norman Scherzer, Executive Director of the Life Raft Group, addresses the attendees at Friday's Reception Dinner on September 12 in Chicago.
David E. Paulsen, 57, of Lakewood, Colo., passed away October 8, 2008 after a long and courageous battle with GIST.
Jerry Cudzil gives President's speech in Chicago at Life Fest in 2008.
LRG Board Member, Ray Montague presents the LRG Humanitarian of the Year Award to Dr. Lee Helman of the NIH for his work in forming the Pediatric GIST clinic.
Kendra Tobes, widow of board member Allan Tobes speaks about her husband.
Kendra Tobes, wife of the late Allan Tobes, presents Allan Tobes Volunteer Awards to Steve Rigg and Dick Kinzig at Life Fest 2008 at Friday's Reception Dinner on September 12 in Chicago.
By August the discomfort was spreading and became more intense, ranging from my lower right groin to my left shoulder. By late August, I drove to the ER at the VA’s Gainesville Medical Center one night in excruciating pain but an EKG, blood work and chest X-ray