Posts in the “In Loving Memory In Loving Memory” category:

Beloved NYPD sergeant suffering from Stage 4 lung cancer succumbs to his illness, police say

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 30th, 2014 |

An NYPD sergeant suffering from Stage 4 lung cancer family members claim he contracted while working at Ground Zero has died, authorities said Saturday. Sgt. Paul Ferrara, who’s last posting was the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst, succumbed to his illness on Friday. “Our thoughts & prayers are with the family of Sgt. Paul Ferrara &… Read More

Instagram celebrity Grandma Betty dies of lung cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on August 4th, 2014 |

“Love everybody and be good to everybody. That’s the main thing.” Those are the all-caps words that greet visitors to Grandma Betty’s website. And you can expect an uptick in the number of visitors, after the inspirational Instagram celebrity (real name: Betty Jo Simpson) from Jeffersonville, Indiana, succumbed to lung cancer Saturday, eight months after… Read More

Veteran AFL Member Dean Bailey Dies From Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on March 11th, 2014 |

Date: 3/11/14 Outlet Full Name: International Business Times Author: Dhrubajyoti Biswas http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/542673/20140311/veteran-afl-member-dean-bailey-dies-lung.htm#.Ux9IUj9dWVN The senior assistant coach of AFL Adelaide, Dean Bailey, passed away after a prolonged battle with lung cancer. Bailey, 47, died on Tuesday morning. Representatives from the club and players were called at West Lake headquarters to be informed about this sad loss…. Read More

Monica Pence Barlow, Orioles PR Director, Dies at 36

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 28th, 2014 |

News Headline: Monica Pence Barlow, Orioles PR Director, Dies at 36 Date: 2/28/14 Outlet Full Name: Baltimore Sun Author: Peter Schmuck http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/orioles/blog/bal-monica-pence-barlow-os-pr-director-passes-away-at-36-20140228,0,4022940.story Monica Pence Barlow, the Baltimore Orioles public relations director who worked for the team for more than a decade and had become a fundraiser for lung cancer research, died Friday morning at Howard… Read More

SF Firefighters Face High Number of Cancer Deaths

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 27th, 2014 |

Date: 2/7/14 Outlet Full Name: ABC 7 San Francisco Author: No author http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/san_francisco&id=9424123 Two San Francisco firefighters have died from cancer in the last week, highlighting what the firefighters’ union calls an “epidemic” of cancer from the hazardous work of fighting fires. Clyde Watarai, 57, a 16-year veteran of the department, died Wednesday after a… Read More

Mary Grace Canfield, ‘Green Acres’ Actress, Dies of Lung Cancer at Age 89

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 18th, 2014 |

News Headline: Mary Grace Canfield, ‘Green Acres’ Actress, Dies of Lung Cancer at Age 89 Date: 2/18/14 Outlet Full Name: New York Daily News Author: No author http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/green-acres-star-mary-grace-canfield-dead-89-article-1.1618072 Mary Grace Canfield, a veteran character actress who played handywoman Ralph Monroe on the television show “Green Acres,” has died. She was 89. Her daughter, Phoebe Alexiades,… Read More

Kevin Durant Designs Nike Sneakers Inspired by His Late Aunt Pearl’s Floral Robe

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 6th, 2014 |

News Headline: Kevin Durant Designs Nike Sneakers Inspired by His Late Aunt Pearl’s Floral Robe Date: 2/6/14 Outlet Full Name: Dr. Jays Author: Danica Daniel http://live.drjays.com/index.php/2014/02/06/kevin-durant-designs-nike-sneakers-inspired-by-his-late-aunt-pearls-floral-robe/ Kevin Durant‘s latest sneaker is allowing the NBA player to wear his heart on his sleeve and his feet. When it came time to design a new pair of… Read More

The ‘Capones’ Star Dies at Age 35

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 3rd, 2014 |

News Headline: The ‘Capones’ Star Dies at Age 35 Date: 2/3/14 Outlet Full Name: Daily Herald Author: Jamie Sotonoff http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20140203/news/702039684/ Madeline Santarelli, the 35-year-old co-star of the new suburban-based reality TV show, “The Capones,” died Monday of liver and lung cancer, according to the Reelz cable network and a longtime family friend. Santarelli didn’t even… Read More

Steve Ferrera, Senior VP of A&R at Columbia Records, Dies of Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 29th, 2014 |

News Headline: Steve Ferrera, Senior VP of A&R at Columbia Records, Dies of Lung Cancer Date: 1/29/14 Outlet Full Name: Billboard Biz Author: No author http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/record-labels/5885809/steve-ferrera-senior-vp-of-ar-at-columbia-records-dies-of Stephen Ferrera, senior VP of A&R at Columbia Records, passed away at his home in New York on Monday after a battle with lung cancer. An accomplished musician, songwriter… Read More

Sen. Fox Dies of Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 10th, 2014 |

News Headline: Sen. Fox Dies of Lung Cancer Date: 1/10/14 Outlet Full Name: WCAX Author: Kyle Midura http://www.wcax.com/story/24416745/sen-fox-dies-of-lung-cancer MONTPELIER, Vt. – Sad news out of the Vermont Statehouse Friday– Chittenden County Senator Sally Fox has passed away. Fox had been battling lung cancer for over a year. She succumbed to the disease early Friday morning…. Read More