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Tribute in Memory of: Kathryn Margaret Wolf

Honor Kathryn Margaret Wolf

Dedication

This fund has been created by the loving family of Kathy Wolf, to honor her memory. It is the hope of the family to use these funds to generate community awareness and education about the genetic mutation BRCA-1.

Personal Story

Kathryn Margaret Wolf, 64, went peacefully to Heaven on July 17, 2018, after a 3-year battle with ovarian cancer. She passed away at home, surrounded by her loving husband and two daughters. Kathy, as she was known, was born in London, England and moved to America after being swept off her feet by a U.S. Marine - her husband of 44 years, Bernie.

Together they traveled the world and created a family with their two daughters. Making memories with the family was what mattered the most to Kathy. After retiring as a store manager with AAFES, some of the things that brought her a giddy smile were collecting seashells at the beach, painting in her happy place, puttering in the garden, interacting with owls or sea turtles, boarding a cruise ship, shopping or finding new projects that have left us with endless treasures.

As a wife, she was an amazing partner, lover, and friend. She completed Bernie’s world and their love only grew deeper over the years. As a mother, she taught her two girls so many priceless life lessons that will live on forever, she was the best friend and confidant to each of them. One of her favorite titles was Granny, and she carried a special relationship with each of her grandchildren.

Kathy was BRCA-1 positive but didn't know it until after she was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer. Both of her daughters are positive for BRCA-1 as are other immediate family members. None of them would have been tested had Kathy not suffered from the disease so her journey resulted in others learning about hereditary cancer. With this awareness they can be proactive with close screenings, testing, or other ways to prevent the same sad ending. This is Kathy's wish - to spread the word, let people know, so her death will result in much good as well as the pain of her loss.

To view the news clip that aired about Kathy receiving a personal message from Tim McGraw please copy this link into your web browser: http://specne.ws/XYVxuT

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Jeannine
Sarah Wilkins
Hughes Family
EdnaRuth Hadley
Rivers Edge HOA
Sue Oliver
Mike & Debbie Brown
Scott, Sarah, Lewis & Katie Tegerdine
Mike Smyth & family
Sue Gary
Sue and Roger
Vatalaro's
Carl & Michelle Radom
Brandon Russell
Adrian Russell
Trevor and Janet McKay
Larry and Sharon Currin
Phyllis Patterson
Kerr Health Long Term Care Pharmacy
Ron and Joy Currin
Karen Butler
Barbara Wojcik
Strawberry Grove
E Beckman

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