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Beautiful Obituary for Judy Davanzo in the Wall Street Journal

"After learning that she was dying of cancer, Judy Davanzo created a charity that arranges outings for caregivers. Ms. Davanzo, a mother of two and former teacher, died April 2 at age 49. She was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2001. By 2005, doctors believed she was cancer-free, but in 2012 she learned that [...]

By | 2016-05-05T19:03:09+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Judy Tribute, News/Press|

Judy, Founder of CaringOn, Passes Away

It is with great sorrow that I write to inform you that Judy Davanzo, Founder of CaringOn, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 2nd, at 8:45 am at Gilchrist Hospice surrounded by her family. To those who knew her, Judy was unforgettable, a force of nature, an indefatigable spirit, a creative soul. Judy Goldberg Davanzo [...]

By | 2017-01-29T15:35:14+00:00 April 2nd, 2016|Judy Tribute, News/Press|

Judy Interviewed by WMAR – ABC2 News – Cancer fighter gives back to caregivers

By: Nick DiMarco - WMAR Baltimore - ABC2News.com Judy Davanzo was on the cusp of 40 with a newborn son when she was once again called back to the front lines. She would once again have to fight for her life. Only this time, the enemy was advancing from her chest, into her liver. “As [...]

By | 2017-01-29T15:35:14+00:00 October 9th, 2015|Judy Tribute, News/Press|

Message from the Founders

As we approach the two and a half year mark of our work at CaringOn, we want to express our deep gratitude to all caregivers who are providing constant care to advanced cancer patients. It is their strong and tireless devotion to the task of “caring on” amidst a myriad of other challenges in their [...]

By | 2016-05-04T18:56:38+00:00 September 24th, 2015|Judy Tribute, News/Press|

Don’t underestimate the Power of….

In one of the many notebooks that hold my CaringOn ideas, business plans, sketches, thoughts, and lists, I came across one of many quotes that caught my attention.The quote is from writer, Leo Buscaglia: "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act [...]

By | 2016-05-04T18:57:44+00:00 September 17th, 2015|Judy Tribute, Judy's Blog|

There is no “present” like that of TIME

Recently surfing the television after an overnight stay in the hospital; the phrase "There is no "present" like that of time,"  caught my attention. Honestly, how many times have you told yourself to "be in the moment", "slow down," "take life one day at a time," "focus on the present" etc..  Before I was diagnosed, [...]

By | 2017-01-29T15:35:14+00:00 August 24th, 2015|Judy Tribute, Judy's Blog|

2 Good 2 Be True: A gift for caregivers

Interview and video by WMAR Channel 2 - Jamie Costello BALTIMORE - Judy and Drew under their wedding tree. In life the leaves fall changing our season. For Drew and Judy, their lives have changed hoping for another season. "How do you thank someone for shaving their head and waking up to you with a [...]

By | 2016-05-04T19:10:32+00:00 July 2nd, 2015|Judy Tribute, News/Press|

Lutherville mother copes with terminal illness by “CaringOn”

Story and video by WBAL TV LUTHERVILLE, MD - Lutherville mother coping with a terminal illness is dedicating the time she has left to helping others in the end stages of cancer. Those who have been touched by her initiative say the concept is simple, but the impact is inspiring. Judy Davanzo is working on [...]

By | 2017-01-29T15:35:14+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Judy Tribute, News/Press|