Caitlin's Fundraising Page

Boston Marathon '16 with Ryan, the day before we heard his cancer was back
Boston Marathon '16 with Ryan, the day before we heard his cancer was back

WHY I’M FUNDRAISING WITH THE DANA-FARBER MARATHON CHALLENGE TO FIGHT CANCER

I'm Caity. Wife. Mother. Daughter. Student. Widowed at 29 by osteosarcoma.

I married my college sweetheart, an amazing man named Ryan who could never sit still and always had to be contributing to goals larger than himself. He was an engineer for SpaceX and poured his heart into his work. 

Days before his 27th birthday, I forced him to get his shoulder checked out (or stop complaining!) and an x-ray changed our lives. The whole top of his humerus was a tumor. We were in Los Angeles at the time but knew Dana Farber was the place we needed to be. He received a year of extensive treatment for his cancer in Boston but unfortunately, just 2 months after finishing what we hoped would put him into the 80% of people who survive this diagnosis, we learned that was not our reality.

In the next year and half, our amazing doctor and nurse practitioner from Dana Farber guided us from afar so that Ryan could return to his love, working on rockets in LA, for the remainder of his life. They went above and beyond the scope of their jobs and became friends. 

Ryan passed away June 15th, 2017, 9 days after he met our premature son Charles.

Help me thank Dana Farber for the endless support and generosity through Ryan's diagnosis and death by raising money in his honor.

PROGRESS TO GOAL

Raised:$20,986
Goal:$26,200
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THANK YOU TO MY DONORS

NAME
AMOUNT
Fundraising Honor Roll
AAFCPA Partners
$500
Alex (Smiles) & Liz Andrews
$100
Alisa Ayres
$150
Andrew, Jenny, & Landon McIsaac
$250
Brian Labore
$100
Bryan and Stephanie
$100
Caitlin Sebastian
$100
Caitlin Sebastian
$100
Carla & Chris McCall
$100
Dan Roy
$50
Dave Gravel
$150
David Cancel
$250
David Vecchiarelli
$100
Devyn Winner
$100
DiNinno Family Dental
$250
Dr. Kathryn Cummins
$100
Eli Bashevkin and Emily Haskel
Gloria Nelund
$250
Greg Bielski
$100
Greg Sapochetti
$100
Grgas
$100
Heather Sebastian
Jaclyn Hepworth
$250
Jay Small
$100
Joe Leverone
$250
John Brunelli
$100
Julian and Dominic
K Alexander
Kathy Mitchell
$500
Kaycee Miller
$100
Laura, Jared, Liam, and Cian
$100
Lehman Garrison
$80
Len & Marion
$100
Lydia Mudge
$250
Mark Brinkman
$500
Maureen Krauland
Maureen Staley
$100
Maya and Beau
Michael Oliveira
$100
Michele & Frank Perla
$100
Milo & Owen
Mr. Alex Engel
$100
Mr. Anthony Hassan
$100
Mr. Chad Sundman
$250
Mr. Christopher Dunn
$100
Mr. Daniel McHugh
$250
Mr. David Kelleher
$100
Mr. Drew Digeser
$250
Mr. Eugene Katz
$100
Mr. Greg Ferry
$100
Mr. Gregory Krauland
Mr. James Grover
$100
Mr. Jeffery Ingram
$100
Mr. Jeffrey LeBlanc
$100
Mr. Jim Byrnes
$100
Mr. Jonathan Edwards
$100
Mr. Joseph Kenahan
$100
Mr. Joseph Szupiany
$50
Mr. Kevin Mook
Mr. Lawrence Shea
$100
Mr. M Ryan Devlin
$100
Mr. Michael Gaffney
$250
Mr. Michael Leger
$100
Mr. Nathan Moseman
$100
Mr. Philip St.Pierre
$50
Mr. Ricky Adams
$100
Mr. Scott Hamilton
$100
Mr. Todd Harrison
$100
Mr. Todd Silber
$100
Mrs. Bella Amigud
$100
Mrs. Carolyn Pisani
$50
Mrs. Cindy Lasseter
$100
Mrs. Elizabeth Martin
$100
Mrs. Julia Palmedo
$100
Mrs. Lisa Kiefer
$100
Mrs. Natanya Mcdonough
$100
Mrs. Sophia Lauwers
$50
Ms. Alexanderia Stebbins
$200
Ms. Amy Morrison
$100
Ms. Ann M Davidson
$100
Ms. Cheryl Sarafian
$100
Ms. Dana Conklin
$100
Ms. Joyce Ripianzi
$100
Ms. Nancy Davis
$100
Ms. Rita Chaouni
$100
Ms. Susan Chalifoux
$100
Ms. Tina Hsu
Ms. Whitney Dickens
$200
Murz & Geoff
Nathan Normandin
$70
Nick, Johannah & Fiona Miller
$100
Peter Hollmer
$250
R.A. Salvatore & Diane Salvatore
Robert Kingsbury
$100
Scott Cuthbertson
$100
The Driscoll family
$200
The St. Peter Family in memory of Ryan Sebastian
$200
Theresa Bruno
$100
Theresa Hawley-Inacio
$100
Tom Muldoon
$100
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