Debbie Valdez Memorial

Thank you for taking the time to visit our page for our mother, Debbie Valdez. This isn't an easy thing to write.  Never in a million years did we think we'd be setting up a funeral for our caring and beautiful mother, who at the young age of 54 has been battling cancer.  At this point, the cancer has spread and is in its advanced stages.  Her doctors have recently recommended stopping treatment and focusing on her quality of life. After her long and arduous fight against cancer, she has decided to stop treatment.  

An amazing mother of 4, devoted wife, and 2-time breast cancer survivor; she showed us to never give up. Her love for her family kept her striving to better her health. Unfortunately, the cancer came back as of November 24, 2013 and spread from her lymph nodes to her lungs, liver and bones. She fought hard through numerous surgeries and chemotherapy treatments.  Our mother is currently home under hospice care, surrounded by family.

She's a passionate provider, dedicated mother, amazing grandmother and loving wife. She is also truly one of the kindest souls who always puts others before herself. For those of you who have met our mother, we know she has left a lasting impression of her love and graciousness in your lives.

The members of our family live modestly, and the expense of funeral arrangements is an enormous financial burden. We are all coming together to ensure a beautiful remembrance for my mother. We want her to be laid to rest without inflicting financial hardship on those who are saying goodbye.  We've been overwhelmed by the number of loved ones who have reached out asking how they can help financially for her funeral services. She has requested to be laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery in San Diego along with her mother, and other members of our family.

If you are interested in donating to the Debbie Valdez’ Funeral/Memorial Fund, you may do so here. We are endlessly grateful for the love and support we have received from each and every one of you. The abundance of compassion that we have felt is truly an example of human goodness in its purest form. We love each and every one of you. We appreciate your time and God Bless.
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