Dean Ricker's Brain Cancer Battle

About 4 1/2 months ago, my dear friend Danelle Dutson Ricker's husband of over 30 years, Dean, was diagnosed with an inoperable cancerous brain tumor. The affects of the tumor have been devastating on her sweet husband, and within a week or two of diagnosis, Dean was in the hospital where he has remained in and out of ICU ever since.  Danelle has remained steadfast by Dean's side throughout this hard, roller-coaster of a journey.  No matter what he endures, they remain strong in faith and hopeful in miracles.

What they covet most is your prayers for his complete healing!  What they need in addition to this moral and spiritual support, is some financial help.  Dean is a wonderful husband, father and provider for his family; but even with medical & disability insurance, the medical costs are astronomical for this long of period of time being hospitalized and in ICU.  With limited income coming in from disability and Dean's doctor's not anticipating he will be able to return to work, they could really use a helping hand.

Since Danelle's high school friends and I here in her home state of Texas are unable to be there fighting this battle by their side in Utah, we thought our best way to offer our support was to set-up a GoFund Me account on their behalf to help ease some of the financial burden and stress that come along with such a serious illness.   

If you are fortunate enough to know Danelle and Dean, you know that they are some of the kindest, most loyal and giving friends that you can have.  They are a true testimony to the power of faith, hope and love.  Please consider showing them the same love they give to others and make a donation on Dean's behalf.

Thank you.  

Meredith Gammage Turnbow
Denton High School - Class of 1983

Donations

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  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 40 mos
  • sandy farrow 
    • $500 
    • 40 mos
  • Susan Robbins 
    • $100 
    • 41 mos
  • Ramesh Gajaraju 
    • $200 
    • 41 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 41 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Meredith Gammage Turnbow 
Organizer
Lewisville, TX
Danelle Ricker 
Beneficiary
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