Month: September 2014

Thank you.

Thank you to all who joined us last week for Michele’s service. As shiva (the Jewish custom of mourning for the week following a funeral) comes to a close, my family has reflected on the past week and our hearts have been warmed by the tremendous outpouring of love & support. While our hearts have been warmed, they undoubtedly continue… Read more →

Funeral Arrangements

Michele’s Funeral Arrangements have been set as follows: Wednesday, September 17th, 11:00 AM in the Mausoleum Chapel (the Dallas Morning News obituary incorrectly states an 11am Graveside service) Sparkman-Hillcrest Funeral Home 7405 West Northwest Highway Dallas, TX 75225 Contributions may be made in honor of Michele Garson to: MD Anderson Cancer Center PO Box 4486 Houston, Texas 77210-4486 or Pancreatic… Read more →

Into the Light

Today, September 14, 2014 surrounded by her family, my beautiful Mom passed away after fighting Pancreatic Cancer with all she had. We cannot thank everyone enough for their love and support during this most difficult time. My mom was a tremendous woman. She instilled a piece of her in Zach, my Dad and me that will stick with us for… Read more →


I have never been a solid sleeper. I’m sure I drove my parents nuts when I was younger. I was always late to get to bed, didn’t stay asleep, took forever to fall asleep or definitely protested waking up in the mornings. I will always remember my Mom’s constant efforts to help me sleep. She would read to Zach and… Read more →

Together, we can do anything.

My heart breaks while typing each and every letter of this blog post. Much as happened since our last blog post and we apologize for not sending out an update earlier. After our latest trip to Houston a few weeks ago, Michele had her third chemotherapy treatment, a small procedure to remove some fluid in her belly, another oncology appointment,… Read more →