Dawn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She was diagnosed with Stage IV Small Cell Lung Cancer in April of 2018. Regardless of the grim percentages she was given, she decided she was going to be part of that small 4% they talked about. Her fight included 61 Chemo treatments and 20 rounds of Radiation, none of which broke her spirit. That determination she had to stay ahead of this disease allowed her to go on some amazing trips with her husband of almost 47 years, spend more time with her two oldest Grandchildren, become a Grandma two more times, and watch her youngest daugher walk down the isle. Dawn's quick wit and fun personality remained in tact until the end. On September 29th, Dawn's fight was finally over. She is now smiling and watching over all of us with her beautiful angel wings.
We honor those we’ve lost to lung cancer by raising funds for lung cancer research. It is through innovative and groundbreaking research that we can dramatically improve the survivorship of lung cancer patients. Because life should take your breath away. Not lung cancer.
"When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.” - Unknown
Proceeds from these tributes will be used to support LCFA’s mission
LCFA's mission is the improvement in survivorship of lung cancer patients through the funding of transformative science. While raising funds to support lung cancer research, LCFA will raise the public’s awareness and serve as a resource for patients or anyone seeking answers, hope, and access to updated treatment information, scientific investigation, and clinical trials.
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|Cindy Partin||12/20/2019||$100.00||Lindsey Tomaszewski||12/03/2019||$100.00||In Honor of Giving Tuesday, miss you so so very much!!||Lorraine & Joe Lawrence||11/10/2019||$200.00||With love and prayers.||Janet Shay||11/02/2019||$100.00||In loving memory of Dawn from the Shay family.||Renee Gerrick||10/29/2019||$50.00||Bob, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family. Dawn was a very special lady and will never be forgotten.||Kristen Huish||10/29/2019||$25.00||I am so thankful I got to opportunity to know Mrs. Dawn Pfaender. She was a treasure and will be greatly missed. Praying for comfort & peace for your family.||Lou and Bill Murphy||10/28/2019||$500.00||In loving memory of my dear niece Dawn.||Lynne Salus||10/25/2019||$20.00||It breaks my heart knowing that Dawn is no longer with us. I remember so may fun times with her and your wonderful family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. With Love, Lynne and Eddie Salus||Lee and Kathy Rivers||10/24/2019||$250.00||We love you Dawn.||Robin & Bill Muth||10/22/2019||$25.00||In memory of a special woman.||Rob/Jessica Jantosciak||10/21/2019||$200.00||In Memory of Dawn||Lynne Oliver||10/20/2019||$25.00||Dawn, you will be missed but never forgotten by so many. Your love of family is an inspiration Love you, Lynne||Christine & John Ducey||10/19/2019||$100.00||Bobby and Jennifer Davis||10/19/2019||$100.00||Dawn will forever be in our hearts. Sending love and peace to the Pfaender family.||Marcelo & Laura Gouts||10/19/2019||$100.00||With Love and Prayers in memory of Dawn and the living legacy of family and friends that she treasured throughout her life.||Heather Friedman||10/19/2019||$150.00||Calvin Roberts||10/18/2019||$100.00||Jamie and George Haidukewych||10/18/2019||$100.00||Emily and Shawn Williams||10/18/2019||$50.00||Words cannot express how sorry we are for your loss. Dawn was always so welcoming and fun to be around - she made us feel like family and we will never forget her! ❤️||Tina DeShetler||10/17/2019||$100.00||Dear Christine & Family ,We are so sorry for your loss. Please let us know if there is anything we can do. Love The DeShetler||Premier Realty Partners||10/17/2019||$500.00||Our sincere condolences to the Pfaender family. Dawn was an amazing individual who will be missed dearly by all who knew her.||Paul Murdoch||10/16/2019||$100.00||Kimberly & Frank||10/15/2019||$100.00||In our thoughts Sending you light Love and happiness||USPTA Florida||10/14/2019||$250.00||We remember Dawn's wonderful life and hope for a cure. With sincere condolences from all - USPTA Florida||Dawn Pfaender||10/12/2019||$75.00||Very fond memories of Dawn. She took such good care of Tami during those years when I wasn't sure where she lived......with us or with Dawn and Bob.||Jeffery Adams||10/11/2019||$100.00||Dawn's wit, smile and loving warmth will shine down upon us all for eternity.||Ben Zislis||10/10/2019||$100.00||Thinking of you and your family. Sending thoughts and prayers from USTA Middle States.||George English||10/10/2019||$50.00||My sincere condolences to the entire Pfaender family.||Diaa Nour||10/09/2019||$500.00||Trish Faulkner||10/09/2019||$20.00||You were a shining light for everyone you met||Bubba Malik||10/09/2019||$50.00||Our deepest condolences to the family||Charlotte Trammell||10/08/2019||$100.00||Dawn was a true Warrior …… sending my sincerest condolences to you all>||Terri Florio||10/08/2019||$50.00||Bob, thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. I will always remember Dawn's spirit and love of family.||Bob Duncan||10/08/2019||$100.00||In loving memory of Dawn Carolyn Pfaender. Some people in life make you laugh a little louder, smile a little bigger, and live a little better! Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. God Bless!||Ryan Mendro||10/08/2019||$100.00||Condolences to the family. Dawn was the best!||Tracy Sellers||10/08/2019||$100.00||In honor of Dawn; in hopes of a cure. Much love to the family ♥️||Conni & Charlie Puckett||10/07/2019||$500.00||Best wishes for the Pfaender family.||USTA Florida||10/07/2019||$1,000.00||Dawn will surely be missed. May you find peace and love in the memories you cherish. -USTA Florida||Jen Weber||10/07/2019||$200.00||Bob & Family - Thinking and praying for you all at this very difficult time. Dawn was truly a one of a kind woman that we all could look up to. She will be missed dearly by all who knew her.||Jenna Richardson||10/07/2019||$25.00||Jeanne Ford||10/07/2019||$50.00||With love and prayers.||Tom Smith||10/07/2019||$200.00||Bob....my thoughts, prayers and well wishes to you and your family.||Anonymous Friend||10/05/2019||$200.00||Anonymous Friend||10/03/2019||$100.00||For her and for the cure, with love.||Tyler Family||10/03/2019||$50.00|