DJ Deas Marvelous Light Foundation 5K Fun Run/Walk

Williams ready to honor his fallen friend one more time

Williams ready to honor his fallen friend one more time

Chris Williams will be among the 100 or so people participating in the DJ Deas Marvelous Light Foundation 5K Run/Walk Saturday morning at NYSA. The opportunity to do so means everything to him. Deas was a close friend and former teammate who died by suicide last summer at the age of 16. Read the full […]

Deas carrying on her son’s legacy

Deas carrying on her son’s legacy

Cheryl Deas wants to cry when she thinks about the effort she is making to carry on the legacy of her son, DJ, who died by suicide last summer at the age of 16. Two events this weekend in Navarre, both of which honor the memory of DJ, who competed in track and football for […]

Marvelous Light Foundation 5K Fun Run/Walk set for March

Marvelous Light Foundation 5K Fun Run/Walk set for March

Cheryl Deas landed in Jacksonville at 1:30 a.m. Eastern Time last Tuesday after a late-night flight from Washington D.C. She was originally scheduled to land at 10 p.m. last Monday. Delays changed that plan. That left her only an hour to sleep before getting into her car and driving to Milton for the Santa Rosa […]