Steve's Care

Steve is suffering from a rare neuro-degenerative disease known as Corticol Basal Degeneration (CBD).   The disease, a cousin to Alzheimer's, is causing Steve's body to "forget" how to move.  He currently has no use of his left hand or arm, is losing a sense of his left leg, and most recently began experiencing dexterity issues with his right hand.  In addition to CBD, in late 2016 Steve underwent a total laryngectomy to treat laryngeal cancer and in the spring of 2017, Steve suffered a heart attack.  He has bravely fought through each of these debilitating diseases and set backs with a smile on his face and an optimistic attitude.

In late August, Steve suffered a catastrophic fall and broke his left  hip.  He underwent a quick surgery to repair the damage and has since been recovering in a rehab facility.  Unfortunately the hip injury coupled with his deteriorating health has left him unable to walk or independently care for himself, so he is now confined to a wheel-chair and will not be able to return home.

Funds raised will be used toward Steve's transition to, and care at, an assisted living facility.  We anticipate he will be leaving rehab in mid-October, so funds are needed immediately.    Any and all donations will be extremely helpful toward ensuring Steve can be properly cared for as his health continues to deteriorate and care-needs continue to evolve.

Thank you so very much for your help
  • Douglas Dupuy  
    • $100 
    • 28 mos
  • Gene Wahlberg 
    • $500 
    • 29 mos
  • Richard Kahn 
    • $50 
    • 31 mos
  • Brian Donnelly 
    • $25 
    • 32 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 33 mos
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Fundraising team: McGlorious (3)

Sandy Upham 
Raised $4,575 from 14 donations
Arlington, MA
Stephen McGrory 
Frank McGrory 
Team member
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