Biopsy fund for Ray Garton

Ray Garton is a well known author of horror and suspense fiction. He weaves tales of werewolves, vampires and all manner of beasties that go "˜bump' in the night.You may recognize popular titles such as 'Live Girls', 'Night Life', 'Ravenous, 'Bestial', and 'The Loveliest Dead'. He is also a beloved husband, friend and lover of all things furry and feline.

He suffers from a condition known as laryngopharyngeal reflux, or LPR. Similar to GERD, LPR sends stomach acid into the throat where it irritates the larynx and causes hoarseness, soarness, and a condition called globus pharyngis, which creates the strong sensation of a large lump in the throat. In the process of diagnosing him, the doctor found a white spot on Ray's left vocal cord. It may simply be irritation from the stomach acid, but a biopsy is required to rule out cancer.

While an author's career is marked with some benefits, great health insurance is not one of them. His out of pocket expenses for this necessary biopsy will total $1500.00, and hard times in this industry and a previous illness requiring three operations that wiped out their savings have left him and his wife in a tough situation.

We ask that you help our friend take his first steps back toward good health so that he may continue to do what he loves most and does best; sharing stories with you.


Donations

  • Weird Tales Magazine 
    • $10 
    • 81 mos
  • Weird Tales Magazine 
    • $10 
    • 82 mos
  • Dianne Rohr 
    • $100 
    • 82 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 82 mos
  • Lance Pellegrini  
    • $10 
    • 82 mos
See all

Organizer

Rhonda Blackmon Walton 
Organizer
Powder Springs, GA
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