Amy Mergen is a big-picture, around for the long-haul, never give up girl. Amy has been with FIS for 23 years, she is the chief of staff to the president and CEO, which involves a lot of project management, a skill she made use of during her cancer treatment. Four years ago, at the age Read More >>
She’s traveled the world and become one of the nation’s most successful travel agents, but Mara Hargarther considers a three-mile stretch in downtown Jacksonville, Florida her most memorable journey, as she is a breast cancer survivor. The New York native worked on Wall Street as a financial executive until she married Tom and left to […]
Hawaiin, Louel Larkin knows everyone thinks of Hawaii and Hawaiians as healthy, fruit-eating beach goers living in paradise, but Louel was diagnosed with breast cancer in May 2001. She is speaking up, because she wants women to be careful of hormone therapy. “The polka dots on my right breast x-ray bothered the radiologist,” says Louel, […]
David Garrard, former QB1 for the Jacksonville Jaguars, lost his mom to breast cancer when he was only 16. “I was only 14 when she was diagnosed, and I had never heard of cancer. I certainly had no idea of the pain it caused,” says Garrard. “I had an older brother and a little sister, […]
In 2006 during a routine mammogram, Patty was diagnosed with DCIS. She elected to have a lumpectomy. During her postoperative checkup another spot was found, so she immediately had a 2nd lumpectomy, followed by 6 weeks of radiation. Very quickly she got involved with 26.2 with DONNA, running the first half marathon and volunteering in 2008. She now looks forward to celebrating 10 years with 26.2 in 2017.
Mary lives her life through her Christian faith, dedication to her family and through service to others. She is an alumni of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and her family are avid Tennessee fans. They moved to St Augustine in 2000 and in March this year they celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. They have two daughters, […]