Gregg Roit Memorial Fund

Please join us in celebrating the life of Gregg Roit. Gregg loved casual food and rock n' roll, so this will be a relaxed event for friends to gather and share stories, as we remember how lucky we were to have had him in our lives.

Please do not send flowers. If you wish to make a contribution, please consider a donation to Gregg's family at https://www.gofundme.com/gregg-roit-medical-fund,
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 
https://www.lls.org

Saturday, April 27, 2019
12:30 PM Reception
1:30 PM Memorial Service
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM Open House. Feel free to drop by anytime.
Gregg sisters home : 7710 89th Pl SE, Mercer Island, WA 98040-5749, United States

“I am always saddened by the death of a good person. It is from this sadness that a feeling of gratitude emerges. I feel honored to have known them and blessed that their passing serves as a reminder to me that my time on this beautiful earth is limited and that I should seize the opportunity I have to forgive, share, explore, and love. I can think of no greater way to  honor the deceased than to live this way.” 

― Steve Maraboli

Gregg served  as a Marine for 13 years.   He was stationed at Camp Lejeune and served in Desert Storm and Desert Shield. His military background and travel took him to CA where he met Samantha, the love of his life. Life brought them to WA, and soon baby Brie made 3. 

This is Gregg's third round with cancer.  He got Hodgkins Lymphoma the first time in 2007, one year after he married Sam.  The second time was also Hodgkins Lymphoma late in 2008, diagnosed just a couple of months after finding out that they were expecting.  This time it is AML (Acute Myelocytic Leukemia), which is rare, and caused by previous chemotherapy treatments.

Gregg had multiple stays in and out of the hospital since his 1st round of chemotherapy over a year ago. He underwent many Blood transfusions, test, and trails with Cancer Care Alliance. He never gave up and fought till the bitter end never losing sense of humor. The pain in the end was more than his body could bare and we are all glad to see him free from that. His family where close to his side in a peaceful passing in the evening of April 15th. 

In lieu of flowers and gifts we ask that you lend support to Sam and Abrielle and donate what you can to ease the financial burden that comes with such a great loss. Fighting cancer can be really expensive. The Family can access anything that you donate almost immediately (they don't have to wait for the numbers to hit a certain point to take some out if needed).We have custom gifts coming your way for everyone who donates $100 or more. As friends we’ve sipped a cup of coffee over the years at the bus stop as we send our kids off to school. So, what could be better than a mug with Gregg’s mug on it. Who doesn’t love a pun  . If you are local we would like to give them to you in person. If you are out of state, we ask that you pay shipping costs. As soon as the mugs arrive we will be contacting donors with delivery options. If you have already donated and want to increase your donated amount to $100 or more, you can! GoFundMe has made it easy to track. If you have not donated yet the time is now! We only have 72 mugs to give.  Our hope is that we can raise enough money to remove some of the financial stress that comes with this type of thing.  Please help us support this family in their time of need.

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 10 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $250 
    • 11 mos
  • Dianne Newsom 
    • $100 
    • 11 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 11 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 11 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Christy Cusick 
Organizer
Seattle, WA
Gregg Roit 
Beneficiary
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