Lisa Santos wants participants and attendees at the “Raise Your Voice 5k” on Navarre Beach March 1 to celebrate local residents who are currently battling colon cancer. Her son, Josh Lee Santos, died from colon cancer related complications in November 2012 at the age of 24.
Following his diagnosis in 2012, Lisa, and Josh’s aunt, Vicki, created Josh’s Journey to generate funds to help pay for his treatment. “He would only allow us to begin (Josh’s Journey) if we would use funds to help other colon cancer patients once he was cured or didn’t need treatment any longer,” Santos said. Read more in the February 20 issue of Navarre Press or subscribe online.