Tag: obituary

CAF Mourns Passing of Barry and Honey Sherman

December 19, 2017 – The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation pays tribute to Barry and Honey Sherman, who tragically passed away last week. Barry Sherman was the founder of Apotex, the pharmaceutical company which is responsible for bringing the oral chelator Ferriprox to the market in the United States and in countries around the world. It is […]

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Dr. Arthur Bank Has Passed Away

March 3, 2014 – CAF sadly announces the passing of Dr. Arthur Bank. Dr. Arthur Bank, Professor of Medicine and Genetics and Development at Columbia University, and Director of Hematology in the Department of Medicine, until his retirement in 2005, died at age 78 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on February 27, 2014. A graduate of […]

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Renzo Galanello, Thalassemia Doctor, Has Passed Away

May 14, 2013 – Dr. Renzo Galanello, an international expert in the field of thalassemia, passed away it was announced on May 13. In a letter, the Thalassaemia International Federation wrote the following: The world of Thalassaemia, doctors, scientists and the global patients community, have today been informed about the premature death of Professor Renzo […]

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Concetta Paradiso, CAF Board Member and Steadfast Supporter, Passes Away

January 3, 2011 – The Cooley’s Anemia Foundation regretfully announces the passing of Concetta “Connie” Paradiso, a CAF Board member for over 50 years and co-founder of the Long Island Chapter of CAF, on December 23, 2010. Connie served as National President of the Foundation and mentored many Board Members who in turn took on leadership […]

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Tess Ficarra, CAF Co-Founder, Passes Away

September 22, 2008 – It is with profound sadness that the Cooley’s Anemia Foundation announces the passing of Tess Ficarra, beloved co-founder of the Foundation, on the morning of September 21.  Ms. Ficarra, who was 100 years old, passed away peacefully. Viewings will be held Monday, September 22, at John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside […]

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