Di's Fight-Sarcoma Cancer

Di is a 29 year old, full time worker, wife and mother of three beautiful children; Maxx, Sawyer and Gianna. She has been married for six years to the love of her life Andrew Johnson. Her life is her family. She wanted five children and her husband just wanted her to live her dream (and have a family hockey team :) ). She is an amazing woman who is very active and is always there whenever you need anything. Di has always helped those around her and is one of the most selfless people I know. Di and her family now need our help. This is her story:

In September of 2017 my very good friend Diana (Di) Lucht-Johnson found a lump in her upper thigh and took initiative to get it checked. She had a biopsy the following month and was diagnosed with a very rare form of cancer that goes by the full name of High Grade Undifferentiated Pleomorphic Spindle Cell Sarcoma. She underwent radiation on the tumor and the doctors thought it was localized and the cancer would be easily beaten with a surgery removing the radiated tumor. There were complications with the surgery recovery but it was nothing Di couldn't handle!

Her lymph node in her pelvic region began to swell shortly after she recovered. The doctors concluded it was a normal recovery symptom from the previous surgery. Di talked to her radiologist at a check up appointment after the swelling had not gone down for a couple weeks. He recommended a biopsy as soon as possible. In an unforeseen turn of events they discovered the cancer cells had spread rapidly and Di is now facing months of intense chemo therapy to battle this cancer.  

 She was given a 50/50 chance of beating this cancer. I would like her and Andrew to be able to focus on fighting the cancer while remaining strong as a family. I would like for all of us to help take the stress out of financially affording the fight. It is a stress that someone fighting for their life should never have to worry about.

Please help the Johnson family in any way you can. As the chemo begins we will provide updates on Di's battle.

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  • Amy Herman 
    • $200 
    • 2 mos
  • Jim & Heather Sward  
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Donna Glebe 
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Lois Hokanson 
    • $100 
    • 17 mos
  • alan doberstein 
    • $100 
    • 21 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Valerie Roman 
Savage, MN
Diana Johnson 
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