Maurine & Patrick's Troopers' Fundraising Page

Conquer cancer with the Jimmy Fund Walk!
Conquer cancer with the Jimmy Fund Walk!

WHY WE'RE FUNDRAISING WITH THE JIMMY FUND WALK TO FIGHT CANCER

By participating in the 2021 Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way, our team is making every step count toward the ultimate finish line: a world without cancer!

We are Maurine and Patrick’s Troopers.  Our team is walking in memory of two wonderful people who lost their battles with cancer, as well as all others inflicted with this horrible disease.

Maurine Turcotte was one of the most courageous, optimistic and humorous people you could ever meet.  Maurine was a patient of Dr. Harold Burstein at Dana-Farber.  She had a rare form of breast cancer that was constantly changing and very difficult to treat.  But she was a willing participant in any drug trials that were available.  At one point she was one of 27 people in the country to begin a drug trial of TDM1 and one of 3 people to be given a third drug.  Maurine would tell you “I am the research”.   She could have made the decision the stop treatment and enjoy a better quality of life until the end, but she felt it was her place to do whatever she could to help in the research and that maybe all of the drugs would extend her life until a cure was found.  Unfortunately that did not happen, but without people like Maurine and the research being done at Dana-Farber, there will never be a cure.

In the fall of 2010, Patrick Sullivan had a nagging pain in and around his left ear, after a few doctor’s appointment and a couple rounds of antibiotics, it was determined that he had a tumor on his parotid gland. On 12/16/10, he had surgery. The tumor was malignant and had spread to his lymph nodes and nerves. He was diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma of the Parotid Gland (Head and Neck cancer). Pat lived in Fredericksburg, VA. (app. 60 miles south of DC).  Unfortunately the disease had spread to other parts of his body. He tried whatever treatment they suggested for the next 2 ½ years. Pat served in the Air Force National Guard, retiring in 2009 after 32 years of service. He continued to work as a civilian for them until 11/1/13. Not only did Pat continue to work during his illness, he also trained and became a volunteer EMT for his local rescue squad. Pat was extremely proud of his military service as well as his time on the rescue squad. Patrick lost his fight on November 30, 2013, at 54 years old.

The funds raised through the Walk enable leaders at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to apply monies rapidly when promising new research opportunities arise. Your gift enhances the programs and initiatives that serve patients and their families who come to Dana-Farber for its signature "total patient care philosophy." These gifts provide the most forward thinking form of support.  The funds raised by our team this year will go directly to the research of Dr. Harold Burstein in the field of Breast Cancer in memory of Maurine Turcotte.

Thank you for supporting Dana-Farber, the Jimmy Fund and Maurine and Patrick’s Troopers. Your contribution is greatly appreciated.


PROGRESS TO GOAL

Raised:$16,730
Goal:$15,000
17team members

THANK YOU TO OUR TEAM MEMBERS

C = Team Captain
NAME
AMOUNT RAISED
x194x
x$16,730.00x

THANK YOU TO OUR TEAM DONORS

NAME
AMOUNT
Team Honor Roll
Alexis MacIntyre
$30
Allison Dettorre
$50
Amy & Bill Thompson
$30
Andrea D.
$100
Andrea Scherer
$50
Ann LePage
$30
Anne Sullivan
$100
Annette Sullivan
$100
Annr Marshall
$50
Anonymous
$750
Anonymous
$250
Anonymous
$100
Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous
Anonymous
$20
Anonymous
Anthony Garry
$50
Audrey
Aunt Jane and Uncle Peter
$25
Barbara Carbone
$50
Barbara Lentz
$100
Bob McEneaney
$30
Brenda Treuhaft
$105
Brett Maloney
$50
Bridget Bruce
$100
Brittany Tucker
Carla King
$10
Carol Buckley
$50
Cathy Geomelos
$30
Charley Lanier
$500
Corinne Panula
$100
CTE Thomas Golden
$1,000
Cynthia Nina-Soto
$100
David Lear
$200
Deb Borden
$100
Denny Gove
$100
Diana Finn
$30
Dianne
$30
Diantha C Phothisan
$30
Donna Regan
$30
Doug&Linda Hermann
$200
Dr. Brian Dettorre
$50
Dr. Steven Demetriou
$105
Elaine Clark
$50
Elizabeth Johns
Ellen N
$25
Ellis Square Friends
$150
Ernie Turcotte
$50
Facebook Fundraiser
$100
Facebook Fundraiser
$100
Facebook Fundraiser
$100
Facebook Fundraiser
$75
Facebook Fundraiser
$75
Facebook Fundraiser
$75
Facebook Fundraiser
$60
Facebook Fundraiser
$50
Facebook Fundraiser
$50
Facebook Fundraiser
$50
Facebook Fundraiser
$50
Facebook Fundraiser
$50
Facebook Fundraiser
$25
Facebook Fundraiser
$25
Facebook Fundraiser
$10
Francine Cecieta
$100
Frannie Tobia
Fundraiser
$1,000
Geoffrey Heigh
$100
George Vozeolas
$50
Gina Goodwin
$30
Gloria Graham
$30
Gloria GrahamFor my best wh
$50
Gurgigno Family
$50
In memory of Cathy C. Henderson
$40
Jaclyn Ball
$50
Jaclyn Silvey
$15
Jason Parisella
Jean RSchuebeler
$100
Jeanne Difalco
$300
Jeannette Southall
$50
Jeannette Sullivan
$100
Joanne Anderson
$50
Joanne Gurgigno
$30
Jodi & Phil Mitchell
$50
Joni Stone
$50
Joyce Sullivan
Karen Cullinane
$30
Kathryn Carlin
$100
Kathy and John Brown
$200
Kelly Curtin
$30
Kevin Dillon
$20
Kevin Maguire
$30
Kim and Dave
$30
Laila & Mom
$15
Linda Balek Art
$50
Lisa Miley
$100
Lisa Roberts
$25
Liz Carpenter
$30
Liz Economopoulos
$50
Lorri castadoro
$30
Maria & Tom Woodward
$50
Mary Ellen Miller
$25
Mary Schuster
$100
Matt maguire
$30
Michele Quealy
$50
Mike Tran
$30
Miss Linda Henry
$20
Mo
$30
Mr. Ernie Turcotte
$105
Mr. Frank Medeiros Jr
$50
Mr. Greg Demetriou
$105
Mr. James Disanto
$50
Mr. Jonathan W Wallace
$105
Mr. Joseph Magnarelli
$100
Mr. Michael Tallo
$105
Mr. Ron Chane
$100
Mr. Timothy Demetriou
$105
Mr. Ty Vitale
$105
Mrs. Ann Mehrman
$100
Mrs. Brenda Nygren
$50
Mrs. Denise DeFrancesco
$100
Mrs. Elizabeth Carpenter
$30
Mrs. Erin Behan
$40
Mrs. Jan Demetriou
$5
Mrs. Julie Norris
$30
Mrs. Julie-Ann Kelso
$30
Mrs. Kerry Baumann
Mrs. Marian Feinberg
$50
Mrs. Patricia Robitaille
$100
Mrs. Paulette J. Wilbur
$50
Mrs. Paulette J. Wilbur
$50
Mrs. Paulette J. Wilbur
$5
Mrs. Sarah Byrne
$50
Mrs. Susan Benner
$50
Mrs. Susan George
$50
Ms. Carol Sproule
$70
Ms. Cecile Nadeau
$30
Ms. Christa R Giancola
$105
Ms. Diane Mastascusa
$10
Ms. Janice Guastaferro
$30
Ms. Jann Marie Bonner
$5
Ms. Joanne Legro
$30
Ms. Kimberley Maguire
$50
Ms. Kimberley Maguire
$30
Ms. Kimberley Maguire
$5
Ms. Linda Turcotte
$105
Ms. Linda Turcotte
$50
Ms. Linda Turcotte
$15
Ms. Martha Lewis
$100
Ms. Michelle Archambault
$50
Ms. Nancy Poirier
$30
Ms. Patti Maguire
$5
Ms. Stephanie M Tallo
$5
Nancy Yorgy
$100
Noreen Thompsen
$50
Norma Dane
$20
Pam Clepper
$50
Patricia Saunders
$30
Patrick Runne
$30
Paul & Pat Tallo
$100
Paula Haddad
$50
Perrin Family
$25
Peter Arsenault
$300
Rick & Joanne Gurgigno
$20
Robert J. Smith
$30
Roberta Tiplady
$100
Robin Foster
$30
Ross Billings
$200
Sam & Mike
$100
Sandy In honor of Joyce
$50
Scott & Michelle Broderick
$50
Scott Overton
$50
Shannon Barror
$120
Shannon Gurgigno
$80
Sheena & Steve Lamprey
$50
Sherry Ambrose
$50
Stella
$30
Stephanie Tallo
$100
Stephen Wilbur
$25
Susan and Greg
$100
The Casual Catering Inc
$100
The Complete Property Solutions, Llc
$150
The Massachusetts Assoc Of Realtors
$1,500
The Stelman Family
$250
Theresa Conroy
$100
Thomas Wilbur
Tim Harris
$55
Toby Dechene
$50
Tom & Barbara
Torres family
$25
Tracy Gangi
$25
Trohon Family
$100
Tyna Toek
$50
Walter Hartford
$25
I'm Living Proof buttons
Every dollar raised helps fuel Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's 50-50 balance between lifesaving research and total patient care.
Together, we can conquer cancer!














2021 Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk

Conquer cancer with the Jimmy Fund Walk!
Conquer cancer with the Jimmy Fund Walk!

Maurine & Patrick's Troopers

By participating in the 2021 Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way, our team is making every step count toward the ultimate finish line: a world without cancer!

We are Maurine and Patrick’s Troopers.  Our team is walking in memory of two wonderful people who lost their battles with cancer, as well as all others inflicted with this horrible disease.

Maurine Turcotte was one of the most courageous, optimistic and humorous people you could ever meet.  Maurine was a patient of Dr. Harold Burstein at Dana-Farber.  She had a rare form of breast cancer that was constantly changing and very difficult to treat.  But she was a willing participant in any drug trials that were available.  At one point she was one of 27 people in the country to begin a drug trial of TDM1 and one of 3 people to be given a third drug.  Maurine would tell you “I am the research”.   She could have made the decision the stop treatment and enjoy a better quality of life until the end, but she felt it was her place to do whatever she could to help in the research and that maybe all of the drugs would extend her life until a cure was found.  Unfortunately that did not happen, but without people like Maurine and the research being done at Dana-Farber, there will never be a cure.

In the fall of 2010, Patrick Sullivan had a nagging pain in and around his left ear, after a few doctor’s appointment and a couple rounds of antibiotics, it was determined that he had a tumor on his parotid gland. On 12/16/10, he had surgery. The tumor was malignant and had spread to his lymph nodes and nerves. He was diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma of the Parotid Gland (Head and Neck cancer). Pat lived in Fredericksburg, VA. (app. 60 miles south of DC).  Unfortunately the disease had spread to other parts of his body. He tried whatever treatment they suggested for the next 2 ½ years. Pat served in the Air Force National Guard, retiring in 2009 after 32 years of service. He continued to work as a civilian for them until 11/1/13. Not only did Pat continue to work during his illness, he also trained and became a volunteer EMT for his local rescue squad. Pat was extremely proud of his military service as well as his time on the rescue squad. Patrick lost his fight on November 30, 2013, at 54 years old.

The funds raised through the Walk enable leaders at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to apply monies rapidly when promising new research opportunities arise. Your gift enhances the programs and initiatives that serve patients and their families who come to Dana-Farber for its signature "total patient care philosophy." These gifts provide the most forward thinking form of support.  The funds raised by our team this year will go directly to the research of Dr. Harold Burstein in the field of Breast Cancer in memory of Maurine Turcotte.

Thank you for supporting Dana-Farber, the Jimmy Fund and Maurine and Patrick’s Troopers. Your contribution is greatly appreciated.


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