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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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-10-20/lighting-night
Neighbors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092009/reg_495157806.shtml
Light the Night Walk Oct. 3

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

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-09-29/light-night-walk-oct-3
Neighbors
Cost of Batkid Make-a-Wish adventure adds up for San Francisco

...celebration where Mayor Ed Lee, Police Chief Greg Suhr, and other city leaders presented the chocolate key to the 5-year-old leukemia survivor in front of as many as 20,000 revelers. Because the crowd exceeded Make-a-Wish's early estimate of 500 volunteer...

http://juneauempire.com/erin-ivie/2013-11-21/cost-batkid-make-wish-adventure-add
Clouds: what do they tell us?

...is not so predictable. I don't know on a given day when I am struggling with a crisis, such as news that my sister has leukemia, what the "landscape" will look like when the cloud lifts. Will she go into remission, will she be healed through treatment...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-10-27/clouds-what-do-they-tell-us
Neighbors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120709/sta_532984297.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012210/loc_553296260.shtml
local
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032608/obi_261872824.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031810/obi_592449955.shtml
Obituaries
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031608/obi_258323644.shtml

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