04. September 2014 · Comments Off on In memory of our Father and the cyclone that is Am · Categories: life stories

Submitted By: justine wilson
In memory of our Father and the cyclone that is Amyloidosis On 12 March 2005 at 10.30 pm Pacific Standard Time, Neil Laurence Wilson left us while in the arms of his loving mother, Pearl in Victoria, British Columbia.

He passed with storybook beauty, saying his last goodbyes with his final breath in peace. Although he had been complaining about heart and weakness issues, the suspicion of the disease was suspected Christmas Eve 2004, confirmed a few days later. Primary Amyloidosis AL with cardiac and liver involvement. More »

04. September 2014 · Comments Off on Amyloidosis: The Journey · Categories: life stories

Submitted By: Natella Nickel

AMYLOIDOSIS: THE JOURNEY By: Natella Nickel. We go through many journeys in life. Some are happy, full of promise of a good life and future! Meeting someone special, getting married, the arrival of a new baby. Some journeys are sad and heartbreaking. When someone in the family gets ill or passes away or when a couple divorces. And then there are journeys that bring you to your knees. More »

04. September 2014 · Comments Off on Second time around · Categories: life stories

Submitted By: helmut lenzinger

I was very lucky, because I had no symptoms and the only reason I found out, was a routine check up for a life insurance policy to cover my little boy, born in July 2000, just in case something should happen to me or his mother, my wife at the time. I was diagnosed in the fall of 2001 with primary amyloidosis. More »

02. September 2014 · Comments Off on Peter Marsh – A life devoted to the RCMP · Categories: life stories

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The Province

Mountie who co-developed ‘Mr. Big’ undercover technique ‘lived and breathed’ his work
By Susan Lazaruk, Staff ReporterAugust 23, 2009

Hundreds of police officers gathered to pay their respects to lifelong Mountie Peter Marsh in South Delta yesterday, remembering his dedication to the call of duty and acknowledging the crime- fighting tool that is his legacy to the RCMP. Marsh, 58, who co-founded the “Mr. Big” technique for winning confessions in major crimes, died on Aug. 6, leaving behind his wife, Debbie, and two children. It was the Marshes’ 26th wedding anniversary. More »

02. September 2014 · Comments Off on A Wonderful Man, A Tragic Loss · Categories: life stories

Submitted By:
Jodi Dewar

My father, Allan Sone ( Whom we lovingly referred to as MOE) was a man who loved life. We have tried to remember when my dad first experienced symptoms of AL ( Primary Amyloidosis ) My mother says in retrospect that in the year 2005, he seemed to be a little more fatigued than he had been. More »