Kirsten Warren was used to caring for things – her two teenagers, her plot at the Long Beach Community Garden and others in the community through her psychotherapy business.
Bert Schipper had specific plans for his golden years: move to Arizona, enjoy his boat on Lake Havasu and explore the Pacific Southwest in his four-wheel drive vehicle.
Tara’s daughter, Kaylena, spent the first two months of her life at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach.
According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 1.7 million people in the United States are diagnosed with cancer each year.
California State University, Long Beach library assistant Sharlene had a strong family history of smoking. Her family also had a strong history of lung cancer.