The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation today mourns the passing of legendary sports journalist Frank Deford, whose young daughter Alex lost her fight to CF in 1980, and who served as chair of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Board of Trustees from 1982-1999.
Our community's shared journey makes us unique and unites us in the hardest of times for some and the most hopeful for others.
Life isn't always full of happy moments. Some are heartbreaking and some are crushing. But through it all, the life Kari and I shared together were the happiest moments of my life. I wouldn't trade them for anything. They were worth every second.
Having spent her career working for a cure for cystic fibrosis, Patty Burks is still not content. She wants to remember her son in a way that makes a difference for others. That's why she has made the CF Foundation a beneficiary of her life insurance policy. This gift to the Foundation meets a need in her heart.
The CF Foundation's CEO reflects on the passing of Mary Weiss, who helped blaze new trails in the fight against CF.