Fundraiser nears $1M mark - Metro US

Fundraiser nears $1M mark

A promise to his late wife to raise money for the cause and build a legacy for his five-year-old daughter drove Lyall Marshall to create the Face Off Against Cancer fundraiser.

Four years later, the fundraiser is approaching a total of $1 million for research and support for Albertans living with Cancer.

This year, Marshall is raising money for Ryan Westerman and his daughter, a volunteer whose wife was also stricken with cancer. The tournament hopes to raise almost $200,000.

“It’s looking like a tremendous milestone, I’m pretty elated,” Marshall said.

Notable participants include Cory Cross, Terry Johnson and Global Calgary’s Grant Pollock.

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