Tributes

Tributes are memories of loved ones suffering from the diseases we are striving to find cures for. We share these to keep in mind who it is we are here to support as we generate funding for cures.

Pearl
Pearl
When you were 8 years old, I still remember you swimming across a river (or lake or ocean? - some body of water) with me on your back and that's when we escaped to freedom. Since then, I know I always feel protected with you. Thank you for being the amazing, heroic big sister that you are.

Mom
Mom
She's the reason why co-founder, Adam Grossman, dedicates his time to GTC and to finding a cure for Alzheimer's.

Sandy Bem
Sandy Bem
Sandra Bem was a feminist psychologist whose pioneering work in gender roles paved the way for equal employment opportunities for women across the country. Read her gripping story of how she dealt with Alzheimer's at http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/17/magazine/the-last-day-of-her-life.html?_r=0

Edythe
Edythe
Edythe was a proud person. She was selfless her whole life. As a child I lost my mother at an early age. My grandmother gave up her whole existence and took care of my two sisters and I. She was the glue that held our family together. As a result of our family situation Edythe was never able to spend her golden years in the way she would have liked. She was never able to enjoy her retirement, never traveled and spent every waking moment of her existence ensuring that my sisters and I would have what she could not. She always pushed us to excel at school and whatever extracurricular activities we were doing. Her motto was either you give something all, or give it nothing. When I was home...