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Alaska publisher dies of pancreatic cancer

ANCHORAGE - A longtime Alaska publisher has died after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. Vern McCorkle was 73. The publisher of Alaska Business Monthly died Tuesday, said his business partner of 18 years, Jim Martin...
Ila Caroline Hammond Monthy

...California, Yukon Pioneers, Daughters of the Nile and the Golden Slippers.In 2012 Ila was diagnosed with early Pancreatic Cancer and moved back to Anchorage, Alaska.While in recovery, though time consuming, Ila continued in her many church...
Group makes hunting dreams come true

Five years ago Brigid O'Donaghue helped a friend in Wisconsin arrange a deer hunt for a man who was dying of pancreatic cancer. She had never shot a gun and had no interest in going, especially because she was uneasy about befriending a man...

...Richard (Dick) H. Moe died Dec. 22, 1999, in Seattle, surrounded by his family, after a seven month battle with pancreatic cancer. Funeral mass will be held Thursday in Everett, Wash., and burial will be at the Shrine of St. Therese Columbarium...
Calif. man on ride for cancer awareness

...spreading awareness and increasing funding for pancreatic cancer (purple is the color of pancreatic cancer and 42,000 is the number of people diagnosed...they believed awareness and funding of pancreatic cancer was far too low, compared to other kinds...
Juneau veteran honored after illness

...DeBolt earned two Bronze Stars, two Army Commendation Medals, and a Purple Heart. After the Juneau resident died of pancreatic cancer in 2000, he received another award, the Order of the Silver Rose. Sound off on the important issues at "It's...
Different kind of losing tests Sloan

...a while about the worst year in his life, the one that just passed when his wife of 41 years, Bobbye, died of pancreatic cancer, the one in which he had the difficult decision of returning to coach the Utah Jazz and the one in which the team...
State Briefs

...for his deep baritone voice, comic performances at the Fly By Night Club and love of children died Wednesday of pancreatic cancer at age 50. "He's like a cat, he has so many lives," his friend Lynette Harple said. "A dad, hockey coach...
Tlingit leader remembered as quiet worker for social justice

...avoided the spotlight. Hope died on Christmas Day at the Alaska Native Medical Center, where he was treated for pancreatic cancer. He was 68. ``He was a leader but also a follower when he had to be,'' his nephew, Andrew Hope III, told...
Carroll Edgar "Ed" Ferrell, Wayne Little. He was 81. Diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in December 2009, Ed spent his remaining months...missed. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, (877-272-6226...


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