Category: Marguerite

Marguerite’s Battle with Cancer

The day after attending Robert Tracy’s (Marguerite’s brother) funeral in Rochester Minnesota I noticed a lump in Marguerite’s right breast. Almost immediately we visited her doctor, Elizabeth Strabel, and she ordered a mammogram.  The results were interpreted to suggest cancer and after consultation we decided on a biopsy. Taking a biopsy of a breast is Read More …

My Amazing Wife

Last November I was alarmed to find a lump in Marguerite’s right breast.  The most alarming part was that it had gotten so big without my finding it earlier.  Was it growing that fast? Consultation with her doctor resulted in x-rays followed by a biopsy which confirmed that the growth was indeed cancerous and further Read More …

Mom’s New Van!

Our old van was a 1994 Chevy with a 2007 Braun wheelchair lift. Last Sunday the lift quit and I was forced to leave Mom at home while I attended the MDDA awards meeting alone.  This was the final straw on top of repeated dead battery issues. I started out to get the lift fixed Read More …