Leukemia survivor's wish: hunt a moose

FAIRBANKS - A Mississippi high school senior who has battled leukemia through much of her young life had one wish she wanted to fulfill: To go on a big game hunt. This past week, T'Sheal Pugh...
St. Vincent family 'adoption' program in dire need

...tragedies, like ongoing medical conditions that saps all their resources. We have lots of people with cancer, people with leukemia, and people that are raising children for other family members.""It just breaks your heart over and over again," she...
My Turn: Obamacare is not an assault

...all-staff email came out for a spaghetti feed for a teenager with leukemia. No insurance! I forwarded that email to Sen. Mark Begich...alternative does he propose? More bake sales for kids with leukemia? Blocking people from obtaining any coverage because they...
Light the Night Walk Oct. 3

Light the Night is the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's annual fundraising the Confidential Employees Association. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma...
Lighting the night

Despite the wind and rain, more than two dozen walkers gathered downtown for Confidential Employees Association's Leukemia and Lymphoma Society fundraiser"Light the Night Walk" held in early October - including two survivors from Wasilla...
UAF ends Susan Butcher Institute

...Alaska Fairbanks has halted work at the Susan Butcher Institute, named for the four-time Iditarod champion musher who died of leukemia in 2006 at age 51. Her husband, David Monson, was its executive director. The school spent about $197,000 on the leadership...
JDHS senior heads to D.C.

...Juneau-Douglas High School senior Haley Nelson helped to form a philanthropic organization for youth and raised money for a child with leukemia through elementary school art projects. She even brought rain to a Hopi community in Arizona - through fortuitous possession...
Beth Ann O'Donnell

Former Juneau resident Beth Ann O'Donnell, of Cliff, N.M., died on March 15, 2008, after battling leukemia for 1½ years. She was 53. Born in Phoenix, in 1954, she moved at a young age with her family to Juneau. After graduating...
Eric William Jackson

Juneau resident Eric William Jackson died March 2, 2010, in Eugene, Ore., where he was receiving treatment for leukemia. He was 62. He was born in 1947 in Hart Mich. He graduated from Hart High School in 1965 and Kalamazoo College (phi...
Darian Lee Richards

...Darian Lee Richards died Jan. 26, 2008, at Children's Hospital in Seattle, Wash., after a long fight with acute myeloid leukemia. He was 2½ years old. Born Sept. 27, 2005, he was extremely strong and outgoing, his family said. He always made the...


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