Brittany's Memorial fund

Last year my 28 year old daughter, Brittany was given the devastating news that she had a rare and aggressive form of cervical cancer. She had surgery in April of 2016 and began chemo and radiation shortly after. Her treatment ended in October and we thought she had gotten past the worst of it. In early 2017 she was having horrible pain that sent her to the ER. A CT scan revealed our worst fears. Her cancer was not only back - it had spread to other areas.

A few months ago, Brittany began a clinical trial that was aimed at treating this type of Small Cell Neuroendocrine cancer. Unfortunately she did not respond to the treatment. Her cancer continued to progress even more.

Brittany fought hard for 16 months and held on as long as she could. She passed away on July 12, 2017. Our family is heartbroken.

We are reaching out to all of our friends and family to try to help us raise the funds needed to cover the funeral and memorial expenses.  We would like to create a special memorial garden for her two young sons, so they can honor their mother and have a special place to go, to feel close to her. 

Brittany's biggest fear was that her boys (ages 9 & 3) would forget her. We intend on making sure that never happens. We are going to plant a magnolia tree (Smiling Monkey tree) and create an area around it that will be special for her boys. We are also doing a rock garden where we can place rocks that we have received from the community, so the boys can help take care of their mommy's special rocks. 

Even if you can’t spare any money, please take a second to share our story in hopes that others might be able to help.

Thank you for taking the time to read this and thank you for all the love and support.


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    • $25 
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    • $25 
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    • $100 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Cheryl Love 
Coos Bay, OR
Cheryl Love 
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