Support Rick Walton

Two weeks ago, Rick Walton went in for a CT scan after some falls thought to be related to his Parkinson's. The scan found a mass on the right side of his brain. He was immediately transferred to University of Utah Hospital for an MRI and emergency brain surgery to remove the mass. In surgery the mass was identified as a tumor, and pathology identified the tumor as gliosarcoma, which is a rare malignant cancer of the brain. Since there is a strong possibility that not all of the tumor was removed in surgery, Rick will start radiation therapy in about two weeks to attempt to get the rest.

Rick is currently in the inpatient rehabilitation center in the University of Utah Hospital. He is paralyzed on the left side of his body and is unable to speak above a whisper. We expect him to improve through rehab but are unsure how long he’ll be with us.

Rick is known by all as a kind and generous person, full of humor and wit. We know Rick is loved by many and we want to provide a meaningful way for his friends and family to show their love and support. At this time we are seeking to raise $6,000 to cover his insurance deductible and to help with medical expenses and care.  Any support is appreciated.

Thank you for your love, concern, and friendship.

Alan and Patrick Walton
  • Heather Janis 
    • $50 
    • 63 mos
  • Alan Walton 
    • $10 
    • 82 mos
  • Evan Ivie 
    • $25 
    • 83 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 83 mos
  • Becky Wong 
    • $50 
    • 84 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Alan Walton 
Organizer
Provo, UT
Patrick Walton 
Beneficiary