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F . aces of Pancreatic Cancer. Champion. future. Dream. research. detection. believe. Hope. Jack Poole – 2009 Chairman of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, real estate developer and philanthropist passed away after a two year battle. . Patrick Swayze - 2009.

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Jack Poole – 2009

Chairman of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, real estate developer and philanthropist passed away after a two year battle.

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Patrick Swayze - 2009

Actor, dancer, singer-songwriter, author and philanthropist. Best-known for his romantic leading film role as Johnny in Dirty Dancing and Sam in Ghost and as Orry Main in TV’s Mini-Series North and South

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William Safire – 2009

Author, columnist for the New York Times and political speechwriter for Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1978 and Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2006

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Don Hewitt - 2009

Television News Producer, Executive Producer CBS & Creator of 60 minutes

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ChuckDaly – 2009

Head coach Detroit Pistons, 2 NBA titles, Hall of Fame Inductee and Commentator. Led the 1992 Dream Team to an Olympic Gold Medal

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Gene Upshaw – 2008

NFL Guard for Oakland Raiders, 2 Time Superbowl Champion, Hall of Fame Inductee, NFLPA Executive Director

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Randy Pausch – 2008

Carnagie-Mellon Professor and author of “The Last Lecture” and advocate for pancreatic cancer

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Early detection will save lives.

Together …

we can make a difference!

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Helen Gardiner -2008

Philanthropist. Awarded the order of Canada. Co-founded the Gardiner Museum in Toronto with husband, George

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Ron Davis, M.D. – 2008

President of the American Medical Association and a longtime advocate of healthy lifestyles

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Dith Pran – 2008

NY Times Photo Journalist and Cambodian Genocide Survivor, his life was portrayed in the academy award winning movie “The Killing Fields”

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Luciano Pavarotti – 2007

Italian Operatic Tenor, who crossed over to pop music and became the most commercially successful tenor of all time. He was one of “The Three Tenors”. Noted for his charity work for Red Cross and refugees

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Arif Mardin – 2006

Music producer, 12 Grammy’s, produced over 40 gold and platinum albums for artist’s like Barbra Streisand, the Bee Gees, Chaka Kahn, Diana Ross, Luther Vandross and Aretha Franklin

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Brock Peters – 2005

Actor, major films - "To kill a mockingbird", "Carmen" and "Porgy and Bess"

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Richard Crenna – 2003

Actor, movies “Our Miss Brooks” and “Wait until Dark”

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Ely Callaway – 2001

Founder/chairman of Callaway Golf Co.

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Early detection will bring hope where little exists today!

Together …

we can make a difference!

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Emily Couric – 2001

Virginia Senator, advocate for education & healthcare issues, sister of anchorwoman Katie Couric

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Ken Tyrell – 2001

Auto racing driver and founder of Tyrell formula one

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Juliet Prowse – 1996

Actress and dancer, movies – Can Can & G.I. Blues

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Marcello Mastroianni – 1996

Actor, La Dolce Vita and Dark Eyes. Married to Catherine Deneuve

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Henry Mancini - 1994

Composer - "Moon River ", "Theme from Peter Gunn" and "Theme From The Pink Panther “. Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe winner

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Fred Gwynne - 1993

Actor - best known as Herman Munster & the Judge in My Cousin Vinny

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Dizzie Gillespie – 1993

Jazz trumpeter, bandleader, singer and composer

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Michael Landon - 1991

Actor, writer, director & producer. Best remembered for roles in Little House on the Prairie, Highway to Heaven and Bonanza

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Rex Harrison - 1990

Actor – stage and movies. Won a Tony and Academy Award - major movies - Doctor Doolittle, Cleopatra & My Fair Lady

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Increased funding is needed now!

Together …

we can make a difference!

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Billy Carter – 1988

President Jimmy Carter also lost his dad and his two sisters to pancreatic cancer

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Donna Reed -1986

Academy, Golden Globe and Emmy award winning actress in film and television - “It’s a wonderful life” ,“From here to eternity” & “The Donna Reed Show”

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Count Basie – 1984

Jazz Pianist, bandleader, composer and grammy award winner

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Fernando Lamas – 1982

Actor & Director, married Ester Williams & father of Lorenzo Lamas

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Margaret Mead – 1978

American Cultural Anthropologist and Writer, whose controversial studies suggested that culture is more powerful than biology

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Joan Crawford – 1977

Actress, Academy award winner - major movies – “Mildred Pierce" and "What ever happened to Baby Jane"

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Jack Benny – 1974

Comedian, actor – radio and television

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Fiorello Di Guardia – 1947

New York City Mayor, 3 terms. Led NYC to recovery from the Great Depression. Congressman. La Guardia Airport named in his honour

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Joseph Brahms – 1897

Composer and pianist

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Those who continue

to inspire and lead by example

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Steve Jobs – 1994

Co-founder of Apple & Board member for Disney. Diagnosed with islet cell neuroendocrine tumor, a rarer but more treatable form

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg – 2009

Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993. Diagnosed with early stages of pancreatic cancer after a routine check up for colon cancer. Operated in February 2009

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Libby Znaimer -2009

PANCREATIC CANCERCanada spokesperson.

A prominent Canadian journalist specializing in business, politics, and lifestyle issues. Worked in television broadcasting for two decades and recently joined MZ Media last year. She serves as Vice-President of News and Information for both Classical 96.3FM and AM740. Hosts the Zoomer Report. Her first book is entitled“In Cancerland – Living Well Is The Best Revenge”

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"Idreamthat the word‘cure’will no longer be followed by the words‘it’s impossible’."

Patrick Swayze – 2008, Stand Up 2 Cancer

We believe that throughawarenessand sustained funding, we can makeearly detection a reality.Together, we will provide hope to patients and their families.


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Join us in our fight.

Together …

we can make a difference!