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Quickasyoucan
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Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Postby Quickasyoucan » Wed Feb 08, 2017 4:08 am

Sure is. Am at work but Dad and pc constantly in my thoughts. Do fancy an afternoon nap tho ;-)

Marmalade

Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Postby Marmalade » Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:30 pm

Dear all,

DG has asked me to write a short post for those who might be concerned.

Sadly, Dandy's Dad died early yesterday morning. As you know he wanted to fight this disease and trialled a number of treatments, some with great success. In time to come the learnings from these and other new treatments will become the foundation for groundbreaking advances.

DG and her Dad did not lose their battle. He lived his life to the full, took risks, and together they helped push the boundaries forward for all those who follow.

DG will write herself when she is ready but was keen to say that no-one should give up hope, there are exciting treatments out there and more and more attention and resources are being directed at beating this.

M xx

M xx
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Proud Wife
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Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Postby Proud Wife » Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:52 pm

Beautifully said Marmalade.

DG, apart from what I've already said to you, how kind, caring and considerate are you, to not to want others to lose hope. You are one very special lady and a force to be reckoned with.

For now, please just concentrate on yourself and your family and getting through the coming days. Remember, I am only a train ride away. xx

sandraW
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Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Postby sandraW » Fri Feb 10, 2017 4:59 pm

DG, so sorry to hear the news that you have lost your wonderful Dad.
I just wanted you to know I am thinking of you all sending love and strength and big cyber ((hugs)) no one could have done more, love sandrax xx
Thank you Marmalade for letting us know xx

Justamo
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Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Postby Justamo » Fri Feb 10, 2017 5:09 pm

Kind thoughts, love and prayers.
X

Wife&Mum
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Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Postby Wife&Mum » Fri Feb 10, 2017 5:26 pm

DG, I'm so so sorry.

I hope you draw comfort from the knowledge that you did absolutely everything possible to help your Dad this past year, with bells on! He must have been so proud of you.

Loads of love and may your dear Dad rest in peace.

W&M xxxx

Quickasyoucan
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Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Postby Quickasyoucan » Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:52 pm

My thoughts are with you and your family DG.

Sandiemac
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Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Postby Sandiemac » Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:35 pm

I'm so sorry to read this, DG, and I send you and your family my sincere condolences.
You were an exceptional tower of strength for your dear dad and I'm sure he really appreciated all
your efforts.

stepuha
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Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Postby stepuha » Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:41 am

I am so sorry for your loss, DG. Your dad was a real fighter and you were amazing at supporting him. You could not have done more to help him.
I thank your dad for taking part in that trial and helping bring the discovery of new treatments one step nearer for all other patients like me.
I thank you for thinking of other patients and carers during this difficult time.
My thoughts are with you and your family. Sending you love and big hugs.
x Stepuha

Ruthus
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Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Postby Ruthus » Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:21 pm

Dear Leigha
I am so very sorry for your loss. I have sent you a personal message on Facebook. I agree with all previous comments. You fought for your father every step on the way and never gave up. He must have been very proud of you to have such a loving daughter.
Thinking of you and your family Ruth X

Eileendonald
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Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Postby Eileendonald » Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:12 pm

My thoughts and prayers are with you all X going on the same journey as you ate now with my dad passing this morning, it's so so hard xxxxx

PCUK Nurse Chris
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Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Postby PCUK Nurse Chris » Mon Feb 13, 2017 6:54 pm

Dear Leigha,

We are so sorry to hear of your dad's passing.

As others have said on this forum, you did everything possible to help your dad in fighting this terrible disease.

On behalf of all the nurses, and the wider charity, we would like to express our sincere condolences to you and your family.

Kind regards,
Chris.

Chris Gilbert
Pancreatic Cancer Specialist Nurse
Support Team
Pancreatic Cancer UK
email: support@pancreaticcancer.org.uk
support line: 0808 801 0707

jay
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Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Postby jay » Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:00 pm

I am so sorry,
Massive hug Jayne
XX

Sueoliver
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Re: Thank you and our story... but we are not that far yet!

Postby Sueoliver » Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:01 pm

I am so sorry to read your news Leigha. My thoughts are with you and your family I know how hard it is. Look after yourself as well and take care.
Love Sue xxx