Team Cliff Forbis

Team Cliff Forbis


Raised: $565

Goal: $500

Welcome to our team fundraising page!

Pancreatic cancer doesn't stop or slow down, and neither do we!

Team Cliff Forbis is walking in PurpleStride 2022 in honor of Clifford R. Forbis. Cliff was a husband, father of 3, grandfather of 4, and friend to many. He loved spending time with his family, photography, camping, reading mysteries, fishing, and music. He could fix any computer problem and always had the answer to whatever question he was asked. He had a great sense of humor and was forever teasing his kids and grandkids. He loved to travel and always planned trips down to the very last detail to ensure that nothing was missed.

In December 2018, Cliff was diagnosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. It had already spread beyond his pancreas so surgery was not an option. He went through multiple rounds of chemo and seemed to be making progress, the tumor had shrunk significantly. But then his body stopped being able to tolerate the chemo. After fighting hard for 18 months, we lost him on June 4, 2020. We didn't know about PanCan and all the resources and support they offer until after his battle was lost.

Cliff's wife, sons, daughter, daughter-in-law, granddaughters, friends, and honorary family members walk to put an end to pancreatic cancer. Our goal is to raise awareness and funds to support other families facing pancreatic cancer and to continue the research that will lead to a cure.

PurpleStride funds lifechanging programs and services for pancreatic cancer patients and their families. Every dollar you give means more patients can benefit from PanCAN’s free, one-on-one support, personalized information, service and resources that can make a real difference in their lives.

Our goal is to help the patients and families currently suffering from this horrible disease, and to find a cure so no one else has to lose someone they love. We can end pancreatic cancer.

Please make a gift of any size to get our team one step closer to our fundraising goal and improving more patients’ lives. 

Patients and families need us now more than ever.

Thank you for your support.

The family of Cliff Forbis

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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.