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RIP Don Lee

Forums General Melanoma Community RIP Don Lee

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    POW
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      Some of you may remember Don Lee of Worcester, MASS. Don was diagnosed out of the blue with Stage IV including brain mets almost 2 years ago. Don and his wife Janet fought valiently. He tried every available treatment and benefitted from most of them. Surviving 2 years with a widely disseminated melanoma is remarkable and he made the most of his time. He got to dance at one daughter's wedding and to see his first grandchild born and begin to walk. He enjoyed walks on the beach with Janet, downsizing to a gorgeous condo with no upkeep, and celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary and Cecelia's first Christmas. But eventually the cancer won out. He passed last Thursday. Here is a very nice obituary for Don Lee online. 

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        JoshF
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          I remember Janet and Don. This is so sad to hear and I pray for peace & comfort for Janet and family.

          JoshF
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            I remember Janet and Don. This is so sad to hear and I pray for peace & comfort for Janet and family.

            JoshF
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              I remember Janet and Don. This is so sad to hear and I pray for peace & comfort for Janet and family.

              kpcollins31
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                Very sorry to hear this. Glad that he was able to have some very positive experiences with his family during those two years of battle.

                Kevin 

                kpcollins31
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                  Very sorry to hear this. Glad that he was able to have some very positive experiences with his family during those two years of battle.

                  Kevin 

                    MoCedar
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                      Like all of those who have been to Hell and back again fighting the monster, Don was a true warrior. RIP Don.  My deepest admiration and thanks is being sent to his courageous wife and best friend Janet Lee.  As difficult and all-consuming as Don's fight was for Don and Janet she always found the time to provide unconditional support to those caregivers who's loved ones were fighting for their life and to those who's loved one lost the battle – especially me!  I will forever grateful to this Board for connecting me to people like Janet Lee and POW who helped me throught my darkest nightmare.  Keep up the fight and beat this Beast forever.

                      MoCedar
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                        Like all of those who have been to Hell and back again fighting the monster, Don was a true warrior. RIP Don.  My deepest admiration and thanks is being sent to his courageous wife and best friend Janet Lee.  As difficult and all-consuming as Don's fight was for Don and Janet she always found the time to provide unconditional support to those caregivers who's loved ones were fighting for their life and to those who's loved one lost the battle – especially me!  I will forever grateful to this Board for connecting me to people like Janet Lee and POW who helped me throught my darkest nightmare.  Keep up the fight and beat this Beast forever.

                        MoCedar
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                          Like all of those who have been to Hell and back again fighting the monster, Don was a true warrior. RIP Don.  My deepest admiration and thanks is being sent to his courageous wife and best friend Janet Lee.  As difficult and all-consuming as Don's fight was for Don and Janet she always found the time to provide unconditional support to those caregivers who's loved ones were fighting for their life and to those who's loved one lost the battle – especially me!  I will forever grateful to this Board for connecting me to people like Janet Lee and POW who helped me throught my darkest nightmare.  Keep up the fight and beat this Beast forever.

                        kpcollins31
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                          Very sorry to hear this. Glad that he was able to have some very positive experiences with his family during those two years of battle.

                          Kevin 

                          JustMeInCA
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                            So sorry to hear this, and wishing for strength and comfort for his family. What a beautifully written obituary. 

                            JustMeInCA
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                              So sorry to hear this, and wishing for strength and comfort for his family. What a beautifully written obituary. 

                              JustMeInCA
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                                So sorry to hear this, and wishing for strength and comfort for his family. What a beautifully written obituary. 

                                BrianP
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                                  I remember Don and Janet as well. Prayers for Janet and their family. Thanks for sharing Pat. 

                                  BrianP
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                                    I remember Don and Janet as well. Prayers for Janet and their family. Thanks for sharing Pat. 

                                    BrianP
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                                      I remember Don and Janet as well. Prayers for Janet and their family. Thanks for sharing Pat. 

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