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Benzel ready for Saturday Fools Run

...number of ANS camps. Benzel was on the original Alaska native health board when she lived in Anchorage.Benzel has Parkinson's disease and uses a walker on the course and is accompanied by her daughter, Sandi Benzel."She doesn't dress up either...
Dorothy Thornton

...Nov. 23, 2008, in Juneau, after a battle with Parkinson's disease. She was 82. Her nephew Robin Dunlap cared for...the Juneau Pioneers' home although suffering from Parkinson's disease at the time. In 1961, she married Bob Thornton...
William T. Council

Bill Council died on September 8, 2013 after a valiant struggle with Parkinson's disease. He was born May 23, 1944 in Raleigh, North Carolina to Charles and Frances Council and had two siblings: Sonny Council and...
Couple pays it forward with gift drive

...improved.Instead, it got worse. Mini-strokes, degenerative brain disease, sleep problems, early onset Parkinson's Disease and inexplicable maladies piled up.Two years ago he received a terminal diagnosis."The doctor told me I had...
Kenai service dog up for hero award

...I'm just walk-walking, and all of a sudden I'm on the ground," Arbelovsky said. She has a rare form of Parkinson's Disease that short circuits the connection between her feet and brain. It causes her to fall over abruptly.Since the...
Duke J Davis

...Davis died peacefully at his home in Yuma, Arizona, on Saturday, September 1, 2012 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease and Lewy Body Dementia. Duke was born in Juneau, Alaska on June 30, 1944. He was active in the Local Boy Scouts...
Raemel Ann Davis

...graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School in 1969. She was a cancer survivor and fought with the early stages of Parkinson's Disease, but throughout it all showed nothing but an incredible sense of independence. Rae, in life, was a vibrant...
'12x12' exhibition returns for second year

...Juneau-Douglas City Museum, when she thought of her friend and mentor, 82-year-old Liz Berry, battling Parkinson's disease in Fairbanks. "She would always put driftwood pieces on her pots, and I didn't have time to make a pot for...
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Voice therapist to lead workshop Saturday

...speech. Metzgar's SongShine program is a music-based vocal therapy for those whose speech has been damaged by Parkinson's disease, stroke and other neurological disorders or age. The program is based on the idea that music helps stimulate...
Thorstenson, Icicle Seafoods founder, dies Petersburg into processing facilities throughout Alaska plus Washington and Oregon. Thorstenson had survived Parkinson's disease for more than three decades but died of the effects of a fall related to his illness, his family said. Thorstenson...


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