Tag Archives: Greg Griffith

October 10, 2011

Greg Griffith – Running and Gunning with the Angels – August 26th, 2011

As written on page 13 in the Hollidaysburg/Blair County Hometown Magazine October 2011 Edition:

Greg Griffith went home to be with the Lord on August 26, 2011.  He had survived 19 months with stage 4 pancreatic and liver cancer.

Greg had a wonderful last month of his life.  Booker Moore, President of L.R. Webber and Associates orchestrated a wonderful Greg Griffith night at the Altoona Curve on August 16th. CONTINUE READING

October 7, 2011

Greg Griffith Remembered

The full article, Greg Griffith Remembered for Ability to Lead and Connect, can be found at the Altoona Mirror.

By Walt Frank (wfrank@altoonamirror.com) , The Altoona Mirror

Greg Griffith fought a spirited battle and never let a dreaded disease get him down.

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October 1, 2011

“Greg Griffith Remembered for Ability to Lead” by Walt Frank – Altoona Mirror Article

The following article was published in the Altoona Mirror on August 28, 2011:

“Greg Griffith fought a spirited battle and never let a dreaded disease get him down.
Griffith, 50, of Hollidaysburg died Friday after a 19-month battle with pancreatic cancer.
See obituary on Page A9.
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“Pancreatic Cancer Benefit Draws a Crowd” by Scott Muska – Altoona Mirror Article

The following article was published in the Altoona Mirror on August 14, 2010:

Greg Griffith said he was trying his best to stay emotionally detached, but that it was impossible not to be overwhelmed when such a huge group of people are supporting you in a difficult time.

“You know, of the 470 people that have come here tonight, I’d consider a really high percentage of them to be close friends,” Griffith said of the larger-than-expected turnout for a benefit fundraiser dinner for pancreatic cancer research, a disease for which he is currently battling and undergoing chemotherapy treatment. CONTINUE READING

“Events to Aid Cancer Patient” – Altoona Mirror Article

The following article was published in the Altoona Mirror on July 31, 2011:

A benefit dinner and 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held to raise money for the battle against pancreatic cancer in honor of Hollidaysburg’s Greg Griffith. The dinner will be held Aug. 13 at The Casino at Lakemont Park, and the 3-on-3 tournament will take place at 9 a.m. Aug. 14 at the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA. The weekend activities are being called “Griff’s Run & Gun For a Cure.”
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June 8, 2011

The Day We Found Out…

On Saturday, January 30th, 2010, Greg played two hours of basketball. He was the high scorer in the game and felt great throughout. At four o’clock that afternoon, we went to church, and I noticed that Greg looked a little yellow. Afterwards, we went to dinner. Greg said he wasn’t hungry.

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