Jean Compton

My Event: The Century
My Team: Chamorro Roll
My ID: 35708
Lifetime Raise: $3066.0000

$1,050 Raised
$2,500 Commitment

Why I Participate:

I am proud to have joined Team Chamorro for the 2nd year for Padres Pedal the Cause, with my friends, Elaine and Charlene. Pedal is a bike ride that raises money to aid in continuing cancer research. This November, I'm committing to ride 100 miles, and raise $2500! Elaine introduced me to Charlene, who created the team 3 years ago in memory of her husband, Chris, who died from Lung Cancer. At the time I met Charlene, she was devastated and grieving. I remember her telling me about Chris's battle and death, and I remember thinking, "I don't know how I would handle it if Mark was diagnosed with cancer and I lost him." I remember feeling so profoundly sad, and having so much empathy for Charlene.
Fast forward to today -- Mark was diagnosed with Gastro-Esophageal cancer on June 7th and sadly lost his battle with his very aggressive Metastatic Gastric Cancer with Diffused Linitus Plastica on April 24, 2018. He died peacefully in the ICU at UCSD Jacobs Medical Center. Although I am heart broken and profoundly sad, I want to channel my grief into something positive, which is raising research money so the next person diagnosed with Mark's type and condition of cancer can be saved.
Moores Cancer Center is a Ntl Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. It is a world renowned training, teaching, research and treatment facility, which provides the most up-to-date treatment protocals to their patients. I am motivated for this ride and to raise money, as the proceeds go to accelerating groundbreaking, collaborative research at four world-class facilities here in San Diego, one of which IS, Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, as well 3 other well known facilities. I will ride for My Hero, My Love, My Rock Star....Mark, who fought courageously till the end of his earthly life!

My Donations:

Doug & Karen Kenner
Charles & Kathy Bushnell
Dan &Olivia Sass
The Gunn Family
Charles & Corrine Cruz
Kathie giles
Victoria M Schlosser
Howard & Robin Benditsky
McKnight Family
All Cancer Warriors who fought a brave battle
Cisco and Kat Francisco
Charlene Rivera

Important Padres Pedal Dates:

Saturday, Sept 1, 2018

Deadline to Commit to Incentive Levels to receive custom apparel by Nov. 17

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018

Event Day

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018

Fundraising Deadline

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