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My dad has left us….

Forums General Melanoma Community My dad has left us….

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    adgesoph
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      I just wanted to share that after a year of battling melanoma my dad has gone to be with the Lord.  Things went down hill quickly after not responding to IL-2, and braf and then b-raf for brain mets. We were hoping to give ipi a try but there just wasn't time. He fought to the very end and so badly wanted to beat this horrible disease.  His father and sister also battled melanoma and passed away.  

       

      I just wanted to share that after a year of battling melanoma my dad has gone to be with the Lord.  Things went down hill quickly after not responding to IL-2, and braf and then b-raf for brain mets. We were hoping to give ipi a try but there just wasn't time. He fought to the very end and so badly wanted to beat this horrible disease.  His father and sister also battled melanoma and passed away.  

      I wanted to say thank you for this forum and the knowledge and information you all share.  I admire all those that are fighting melanoma and hope and pray that a cure can be found.  Continue to fight and never lose hope.

      My dad will be missed tremendously by many but we know that melanoma know longer has a hold of him.  

      Here is my blog where I pay a little tribute to him if you're interested:

      http://wwwourunexpectedjourney.blogspot.com/2011/05/forever-in-our-hearts.html

      Thanks again for all you do and stay strong!!!

       

      Adrienne

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        Carol Taylor
        Participant

          Hi Adrienne,

          My heart goes out to you and your family. I read your tribute to your Dad and he sounds like an incredible warrior who left an amazing example in many ways.  May you see him in your children and know he's still with you.

          Lord, in Your mercy, you grieve with Adrienne and her family even as you have welcomed her Dad home. Comfort, strengthen and bring your peace in the pain. And thank you, God, for giving him to Adrienne, even if only for a while. Amen.

          Grace and much peace to your spirit,

          Carol

            Vermont_Donna
            Participant

              Hi,

              So sorry to hear about your dad passing away, what a loss for you and your family. And to hear that his father and sister also died from melanoma…how horrible this disease is! It is hard to watch someone not get better and die from a cancer, we all think that medical care should have advanced by now to conquer all cancers, but sadly this is not the case.

              Bask in the warmth from your memories of your father, and be with family and friends. Gotta take care of yourself too, so hopefully these things are all happening. Thanks so much for letting us all know. We appreciate it, and are so sorry for your loss.

              Vermont_Donna, stage 3a

              Vermont_Donna
              Participant

                Hi,

                So sorry to hear about your dad passing away, what a loss for you and your family. And to hear that his father and sister also died from melanoma…how horrible this disease is! It is hard to watch someone not get better and die from a cancer, we all think that medical care should have advanced by now to conquer all cancers, but sadly this is not the case.

                Bask in the warmth from your memories of your father, and be with family and friends. Gotta take care of yourself too, so hopefully these things are all happening. Thanks so much for letting us all know. We appreciate it, and are so sorry for your loss.

                Vermont_Donna, stage 3a

              Carol Taylor
              Participant

                Hi Adrienne,

                My heart goes out to you and your family. I read your tribute to your Dad and he sounds like an incredible warrior who left an amazing example in many ways.  May you see him in your children and know he's still with you.

                Lord, in Your mercy, you grieve with Adrienne and her family even as you have welcomed her Dad home. Comfort, strengthen and bring your peace in the pain. And thank you, God, for giving him to Adrienne, even if only for a while. Amen.

                Grace and much peace to your spirit,

                Carol

                jhoey
                Participant

                  Adrienne,

                  My deepest sympathy to you & your family. 

                  Janet

                  jhoey
                  Participant

                    Adrienne,

                    My deepest sympathy to you & your family. 

                    Janet

                    Lori C
                    Participant

                      I am very sorry for your loss.  I read your tribute and it was lovely.  May his memory be a blessing.

                       

                      Lori

                      Lori C
                      Participant

                        I am very sorry for your loss.  I read your tribute and it was lovely.  May his memory be a blessing.

                         

                        Lori

                        PSD
                        Participant

                           

                          Adrienne,

                          I have read your blog and your father was an amazing man with determination to the end. I am sorry all the pain and sorrow your family has endured during these many struggles with melanoma. May you find comfort in your family and your faith.

                          Pam

                          PSD
                          Participant

                             

                            Adrienne,

                            I have read your blog and your father was an amazing man with determination to the end. I am sorry all the pain and sorrow your family has endured during these many struggles with melanoma. May you find comfort in your family and your faith.

                            Pam

                            KatyWI
                            Participant

                              I'm so sorry to hear this.  I remember your earlier posts; you were doing all you could to try and find options for your dad. 

                              Katy

                              KatyWI
                              Participant

                                I'm so sorry to hear this.  I remember your earlier posts; you were doing all you could to try and find options for your dad. 

                                Katy

                                FormerCaregiver
                                Participant

                                  You have my sincere condolences on the loss of your dad. May the comfort of God help you and your
                                  family during this difficult time.

                                  Frank from Australia

                                  FormerCaregiver
                                  Participant

                                    You have my sincere condolences on the loss of your dad. May the comfort of God help you and your
                                    family during this difficult time.

                                    Frank from Australia

                                    MaryD
                                    Participant

                                      Hi Adrienne,

                                      I'm so sorry for the loss of your Dad – he was clearly a wonderful man who will be missed so dearly.  Sending thoughts and prayers that his love for all of you will comfort you during this very difficult time.

                                      Sincere condolences,

                                      Mary

                                      MaryD
                                      Participant

                                        Hi Adrienne,

                                        I'm so sorry for the loss of your Dad – he was clearly a wonderful man who will be missed so dearly.  Sending thoughts and prayers that his love for all of you will comfort you during this very difficult time.

                                        Sincere condolences,

                                        Mary

                                        ADSCLT
                                        Participant

                                          I'm so sorry to hear your father has passed.  My prayers are for you and your family.  My family is in the same position now.  I hope that you can find peace and strength during this difficult time.

                                           

                                          April

                                          ADSCLT
                                          Participant

                                            I'm so sorry to hear your father has passed.  My prayers are for you and your family.  My family is in the same position now.  I hope that you can find peace and strength during this difficult time.

                                             

                                            April

                                            naty
                                            Participant

                                              I am so sorry!  I lost my dad in January from melanoma.  My thoughts and prayers are for you and your family.  

                                              naty
                                              Participant

                                                I am so sorry!  I lost my dad in January from melanoma.  My thoughts and prayers are for you and your family.  

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