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May 22, 1998 | BILL SHAIKIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If your idea of running is getting to the video store one minute before closing or getting to the telephone before the answering machine picks up your call, how would you feel about running 26 miles? Yes, in one day. Yes, you can do it. And you can run a marathon to help someone who cannot. "I thought, someday, it would be really neat to run one," said Jaimie Gebler Matlock, 34, of Costa Mesa. "I also thought that was the kind of someday you put off forever."
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July 9, 1994 | JON NALICK
Six days a week, Paul Pancoe jogs, swims and rides a bike to prepare for the upcoming San Francisco marathon. But he doesn't do it for fun. He does it to help save the lives of many people he has never met. Pancoe, 38, is training for his first marathon in 10 years, in an effort to raise money for the Leukemia Society of America and help find a cure for the deadly disease. "I used to be an athlete and I looked at this as a way to help people.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 9, 1994 | JON NALICK
Six days a week, Paul Pancoe jogs, swims and rides a bike to prepare for the upcoming San Francisco marathon. But he doesn't do it for fun. He does it to help save the lives of many people he has never met. Pancoe, 38, is training for his first marathon in 10 years, in an effort to raise money for the Leukemia Society of America and help find a cure for the deadly disease. "I used to be an athlete and I looked at this as a way to help people.
NEWS
May 22, 1998 | BILL SHAIKIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If your idea of running is getting to the video store one minute before closing or getting to the telephone before the answering machine picks up your call, how would you feel about running 26 miles? Yes, in one day. Yes, you can do it. And you can run a marathon to help someone who cannot. "I thought, someday, it would be really neat to run one," said Jaimie Gebler Matlock, 34, of Costa Mesa. "I also thought that was the kind of someday you put off forever."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1987
A memorial service for Annalee Levy, executive director of the San Diego County chapter of the Leukemia Society of America, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Presidio Park Arbor. Levy, 60, died Tuesday of an apparent heart attack en route to her doctor's office in La Mesa.
SPORTS
October 6, 1988
Former Raider quarterback Jim Plunkett, who has worked with charitable and community organizations, was named the recipient of the first Ernie Davis Award, established earlier this year by the Leukemia Society of America to honor football players. Davis, of Syracuse, died of leukemia 16 months after winning the Heisman Trophy in 1961.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1995
The Leukemia Society of America's annual Super Swim Classic fund-raiser will be Sept. 16 at swimming pools across Orange County. Participants secure donations to cover each lap they swim or float. The donations go to the Leukemia Society's Research, Patient Aid and Family Support Group. Top fund-raisers are eligible to win gifts. Information: (714) 633-6858.
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