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    In Memory: Lawrence Viariseo, Canary Challenge Rider and Cancer Early Detection Advocate

    January 29, 2013

    LawrenceLawrence Viariseo survived a fall off of a tall cliff, and fought a brave battle with cancer before his passing in late January. He raised funds for the Canary Challenge in 2012.  His service is being held February 9, 2013 in Palo Alto, California.

    Mr. Viariseo asked for friends or family members to donate to the Canary Challenge in lieu of flowers.

    His niece Megan Cox describes him this way, “As you may remember, my uncle was a paraplegic who had beat stage 4 bladder cancer once before.  The doctors at Stanford he felt had saved his life. It meant the world to him to be entering into the challenge in 2012 to give back to those doctors.”

    CLICK HERE to make a donation to honor his memory. Please write a personal note if you would like.

    Here is a lovely article that ran last year regarding his story, and his commitment to the Canary Challenge.

    Canary Cares Profile: Dale Jantzen

    January 24, 2012

    Dale Jantzen is a board member and long-time supporter of Canary Foundation. Through the years, Dale has been actively involved with our organization in many different capacities; as a donor, volunteer, supporter of the Canary Challenge, and much more. In this video, Dale shares his personal motivation for supporting cancer early detection research and how late diagnosis cancer has affected his life.

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