Rod's Medical & Memorial Fund

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, my husband Rod Skidmore,  watecolor artist specializing in the game of Polo and horse related sports, was diagnosed with stage 4 Pancretic Cancer. Many of  his abdominal organs have been touched by the cancer.  

This was found by accident on July 27, 2016 when we found out that he had type 2 diabetes. After six weeks of diabetic medications, and a complete change in diet a follow-up appointment with our family doctor found that he had abdominal pain.  An ultra sound was ordered, found spots on the liver.  Then the doctor suggested that a CT Scan with contrast was needed to really see what the problem was. 

We are raising funds for medical bills and private nursing care, equipment, special foods.  We are planning a funeral memorial and have been researching associated costs. Rod has been admitted to Hospice and will receive optimum care through our St. Lukes Hospice of Bethlehem, PA.  The prognosis is 6 months from September 21, so donations of any amount would be a great help.

This financial help would go a long way.  Eventhough Rod is very ill, it would bring him great comfort in knowing that some of these needs will be taken care of in some form.  I am doing my best and of course it is not enough to cover all that is coming toward us.

Thank you for your help and generocity.

Donations

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  • David Frech 
    • $35 
    • 45 mos
  • Eddy Martinez 
    • $200 
    • 47 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 47 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 47 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 47 mos
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Organizer

Diane Skidmore 
Organizer
Alburtis, PA
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