Lynda Gail Lang was born May 24, 1948 in Yuba City, California to Eddie F. Lang and Anita M. Lang of Meridian an departed us on November 30, 2014. Lynda was raised on the family farm in Meridian and attended Winship Elementary School, Sutter Union High School, Yuba College and graduated with a business administration degree from Chico State in 1969. She was employed by Pacific Bell immediately thereafter and continued work with them until she retired in 2003. During that period of time she resided in South Lake Tahoe, Carmichael and also Walnut Creek. After retiring from Pacific Bell she became active in buying, fixing up and reselling several homes for a couple of years before returning into the business world as a private contractor, which she continued to do until 2011, when she permanently retired. She had relocated to Loomis, California where she resided until her death. She is survived by Anita Lang, mother; Eddie Lang, brother (Cheri spouse); Nancy Sandgren, sister (Steve spouse); Diane Jaeger, sister (Jerry spouse); 4 nephews and 4 great nieces. Lynda’s family will host a celebration of life on December 12, 2014 at Orchard Creek Lodge, Sun City Lincoln, 965 Orchard Creek Lane, Lincoln, California from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. To honor her remembrance, donations are encouraged to LMSarcoma Direct Research, P.O. Box 52697 Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74152. Please mention “In honor of Lynda Lang”.

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About Leiomyosarcoma Support & Direct Research Foundation (LMSDR)

This fund was created out of love, to help others win their battle with leiomyosarcoma by funding LMS specific research. Leiomyosarcoma Support & Direct Research Foundation (LMSDR) raises donations for Leiomyosarcoma research and patient support.  We advocate directly with sarcoma researchers to study leiomyosaroma. We offer the largest moderated support group online for leiomysarcoma, where patients and loved ones get the latest LMS news and  personal support. The LMSDR’s website offers local support groups, details of what we do, the research we have funded and many resources for the Leiomyosarcoma community. The LMSe Alerts is our monthly newsletter, offering more updated clinical trials, news and community events. The Leiomyosarcoma Lifeline is our new blog, featuring patient stories and our well-known Long Term Thriver stories.

We collaborate with researchers and other organization to reach our mission and vision of finding treatments that will work.  We have created the Leiomyosarcoma Tissue Bank for researchers to study our disease, the Leiomyosarcoma Patient Registry to collect data, and ran successful blood collections for study. We have brought patients and loved ones together from all over the world for education and support at our Leiomyosarcoma patient conferences, in Denver, Colorado, San Francisco, California, New York City, New York, and Maui, Hawaii.  Please stay in touch with our website for more upcoming events sponsored by Leiomyosarcoma Support & Direct Research Foundation.

Leiomyosarcoma Support & Direct Research is an all volunteer organization. We are proud to have the minimal amount of expenses as possible, to ensure your money goes directly to funding promising research for Leiomyosarcoma specifically.  You can volunteer, put on fundraisers, promote LMS awareness and ask your employer for matched funds. Please consider helping us Work, not wish, for treatments that will work for us. We have been a 501(C) (3) since 2006 and a tax-free charity.

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