Steph Courdin, Founder of the ALS NeverSurrender Foundation, Passes Away on March 26, 2019

LAKEWOOD, CO – April 2, 2019. The ALS NeverSurrender Foundation and ALS Art4the Cure sadly announces the passing of Steph Courdin, co-founder of the ALS NeverSurrender Foundation on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 after a six year courageous battle with ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. At the time of his passing, he was surrounded by family and friends. Steph was born in Ottawa, Canada to Peter and Margaret Courdin. As a Read more about Steph Courdin, Founder of the ALS NeverSurrender Foundation, Passes Away on March 26, 2019[…]

Suzanne Maguire Phillips – Author

When Suzanne Maguire Phillips was told she only had 2-5 years to live, she was, of course, devastated. She was 36 years old with two sons under the age of 10, and what saddened her the most was the thought that it was unlikely she would live to see her sons grow to adulthood, get married, or have children of their own. Suzanne, who lives in the UK had been diagnosed with MND or “Motor Read more about Suzanne Maguire Phillips – Author[…]

Andre Williams Sr. – I Have ALS, ALS Doesn’t Have Me!

As I peruse the Facebook page of Andre Miller Sr., one thing is very apparent: This man lives a full life and is surrounded by love.  With a diagnosis of ALS in 2006, Andre has had to endure many physical losses. However, he finds a way to make every minute count. He recently took a trip to Disney World, despite the difficulties of traveling with this illness. Even more recently, his Facebook page sports Labor Read more about Andre Williams Sr. – I Have ALS, ALS Doesn’t Have Me![…]

Scott Marble – Fighting ALS

“I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth,” said Lou Gehrig in his famous speech 77 years ago. It’s a rare person who would call themselves “lucky” when living with ALS, a degenerative fatal disease, but Lou Gehrig recognized that he was loved, and for that, he felt lucky. Lou Gehrig set the example for others to remain courageous and optimistic while living with ALS.  Having lost a friend to ALS Read more about Scott Marble – Fighting ALS[…]