The World Lost One of the Most Compassionate Souls
It is with deepest sadness that Denise, Rebekah & Erica announce the passing of Eric on the early morning of April 22, 2023.
He was surrounded by his family & friends.
He was a husband, father, son, brother, uncle, mentor, mechanic, and probably more. Anyone who knew Eric, knew he would help you if he could. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
We are keeping this GoFundMe active for donations until the week after his funeral on May 13, 2023. This will help the family with residual medical and funeral costs. Please check his obituary page for more details in regards to the funeral: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/leander-tx/eric-dow-11261009
Help us raise money to help Eric win his battle against Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
He’s home!! First round of Chemo has been a partial success and now we wait for the Bone Marrow Registry to find a
For those of you who know Eric, he’s been a staple in the gaming community as the previous owner of Wonko’s in Austin, TX. He’s always been someone who’s willing to help from raising over $100,000 for Children of Panamericana when he and a group of international drivers broke the record for going from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Ushuaia Argentina in 15 days, 11 hrs. To the Dell’s Children Hospital with toys and game donations to getting ordained and marrying several couples including a wedding in Wonko’s.
He is on the mend.
His doctors are optimistic that he’ll be on the mend after his first round of chemotherapy and will be out of the hospital in about a month. However, the battle against cancer is a long journey and it could take up to a year before he can return back to work or if ever at his original capacity and Social Security Disability can take upwards of 18 months to be approved.
Support Eric to beat Cancer
Our goal is to raise $60,000 to help cover medical costs and the cost of living while he’s unable to work after getting out of the hospital.
Thank you for helping us!
It takes a village and we are so thankful for all of the support that we’ve been getting so far. Many of you have been asking us where you can support and there are a couple of ways.
- Please donate what you are able. All donations will go to Eric and his family to cover medical and living expenses once he’s back home.
- Please share this page with everyone you know via social media and email by clicking the share button. The more people know the more we can help Eric
Thank you for listening and supporting Eric in his battle against the beast.
The Dow Family