Paul Brewer Fund-Esophageal Cancer

Our father, Paul Brewer is 53 years old. He has been struggling with extreme “acid reflux” for about 20 years now. He has been to the Doctor several times for this condition, and the doctor just recommended taking Prilosec. As this continued on for many years, he just recently started to feel much worse. There was more constant pain when swallowing, making it hard for him to eat or drink anything and he was losing weight more rapidly. On February 2, 2015 he went to the Doctor where he was then diagnosed with GERD (Gastroesophageaul Reflux Disease).  It was not even a week later, and loosing pounds by the day that Paul knew something was not right. At this point he could not even get water down without a struggle. He went to a different Doctor that issued an Upper GI Scan, (which is a series of x-rays of the esophagus). We received the results of the scan on February 11, 2015; Paul was diagnosed with Stage IV Malignant Esophageal Cancer. With more testing done, it was found that it had spread to four other areas which included his lymph nodes, stomach, liver, and lungs.

It is difficult to watch such a strong man that is loved by so many people have to go through something like this. As hard as this has all been, Paul has managed to keep his sense of humor about him, which for those of you that know him knows that he is the life of every party. He has a way of making people feel so important even if he hasn’t known them for very long. He has the kindest heart imaginable, which is why everyone would love to have him as a friend. He is the Best Husband, father, grandfather, brother and son that is around. Paul is staying positive, with high hopes and is ready to fight this.

Since Paul’s diagnosis, he will not be able to go back to work at all, which we all know that just because you are unable to work due to illness such as this, does not mean that the bills stop. As if being diagnosed with cancer wasn’t bad enough, he now has the additional stress of how am I going to pay my bills if I am unable to work. Paul is on a very intense Chemotherapy treatment plan which will be very expensive. So please, let’s raise some money to help Paul put his mind at ease a little bit while he goes through what will be the hardest thing for him to have to endure in a lifetime.  It will be much appreciated, Thank you!
  • John and Sue Rasch 
    • $100 
    • 73 mos
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    • $75 
    • 73 mos
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    • $100 
    • 73 mos
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    • $100 
    • 73 mos
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    • $50 
    • 73 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Kristi Douglas 
Organizer
Missouri, MO
Kathy Brewer 
Beneficiary
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