Sandy Wood

Sandy Wood

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Raised: $62

Goal: $2,000

In Loving Memory of Bob Wood

I stride in memory of my hero...

MY FATHER  

WOOD, Robert F. "Bob" WOOD, Robert Foster "Bob", died February 8, 2015, after a brave battle with pancreatic cancer. Son of Dick Pender Wood, Sr., and Robena Looney Ashburn Wood, Bob was born August 1, 1947, in Dallas, Texas. He was a lifelong resident of University Park where his father served as City Attorney for 37 years. After graduating from Highland Park High School in 1966, he graduated from Texas Tech University. His passion for Texas Tech football was unparalleled. Rarely missing a game, Bob was frequently spotted on the sidelines supporting his beloved team. Bob began his career at H.B. Hughes Company in Dallas as a sporting goods manufacturer's representative. On April 1, 1985, he and his partners founded Bob Wood and Associates. During the subsequent thirty years, Bob and his team represented many amazing brands including, but not limited to, Adidas, Badger, Fila, Gatorade, Johnson & Johnson, Nokona, Spalding, and Under Armour. He developed a loyal customer base of retailers, high schools, and professional teams. In 2000 he was inducted into the Sporting Goods Agents Association Hall of Fame. Bob's larger than life personality, contagious smile, rich laughter, and loving spirit will live forever in the hearts of his family and friends. He was a fiercely loyal and infinitely proud husband, father, and grandfather.

I'm raising money in support of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network by participating in PurpleStride. By making a donation to me, you are supporting efforts to double survival for this deadly disease. 

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Sandy's Achievements

  • Connected
    to Facebook to
    Fundraise

  • Made a
    Personal
    Donation

  • Updated
    My Fundraising
    Page

  • Reached
    Fundraising
    Goal

  • I'm a
    PurpleStride
    Alum

  • I've Received
    5+ Donations
    Toward my Goal

  • $100

    Raised $100
    for 1:1 support for
    3 patients

  • $270

    Raised $270 for
    10 educational
    packets

  • $480

    Raised $480 to
    support 6 research
    grantees for a day

  • $1,000GRANDCLUB

    Raised $1K
    to be in the
    Grand Club

About PanCAN's PurpleStride

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s (PanCAN) PurpleStride is a year-round national movement that funds life-changing programs and services to accelerate progress for pancreatic cancer patients.

On one powerful day through nearly 60 PurpleStride events nationwide, pancreatic cancer survivors, families, caregivers, researchers and supporters will join together to honor everyone affected by the disease.

PurpleStride is the number-one way PanCAN raises money to fight pancreatic cancer on all fronts — through research, clinical initiatives, patient services, advocacy and nationwide volunteer support. Learn more.