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We honor, remember, and celebrate the individuals whose lives have been cut short by chordoma.

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Most recent memorial stories

"We love him, we miss him, and we love to share him with everyone."

Jared's chordoma journey brought unforgettable moments of courage, love, and hope.

Read about Jared

"To know Kim was to feel loved and seen at the core."

Kim's journey through life and chordoma was a testament to living with love, adventure, and resilience.

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"Rodolfo’s true legacy is how he lived his life, with his whole heart."

Rodolfo Roye’s unshakable joy for life, generous contributions to science, and tireless push for solutions have improved chordoma outcomes in countless ways.

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"Michael’s generosity played a large role in making the Foundation what it is today."

Michael's steadfast philanthropy over the years has helped improve the outlook for thousands of patients and families affected by chordoma.

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"Marty was truly one in a million."

After Marty passed away, Kris got involved in supporting other chordoma families and advancing the creation of better treatments for others.

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"He made dreams come true."

Jon loved his family and friends and would have done anything for them.

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"We remember her words of wisdom, life lessons, and passionate heart."

Marsha was a loving, kind, witty, and smart teacher who always encouraged others to advocate for the care they deserve.

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"Lucas will always shine like the star that he was and is."

Lucas's brave battle against pediatric chordoma has inspired vital research progress.

Read about Lucas

"In memory of Pierre: PERSEVERE to find a cure."

Pierre's story reminds us that even in the face of adversity, we can have a lasting impact on the world.

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"No time with your loved ones is long enough."

Tiffany is remembered as someone who had a love for all of the experiences and people she encountered.

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"He was always trying to make us happy."

Noah was adored by all for his sense of humor and cheerful attitude.

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"Her whole-body laugh was pure joy."

Since her passing, Sloane's family is committed to raising funds for pediatric chordoma in her name.

Read about Sloane

"He was a basketball star."

As part of Chuck’s legacy, the Maineys have dedicated themselves to helping blaze a trail for better treatments and care for everyone affected by chordoma.

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"He was a spitfire."

After losing their sports-obsessed son Cameron to chordoma in 2012, the Riccomini family honors his memory with an annual fundraiser for chordoma research.

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"He left a powerful legacy."

Bill was a devoted husband and father and an active and generous member of the chordoma community.

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"He was the embodiment of perseverance."

We are grateful to Hans for inspiring us with his constant drive, his optimism, his cheer, and his infectious smile.

Read about Hans

The memory of those whose lives have been taken by chordoma motivates us to work with ever-greater urgency toward better outcomes for those who come next. If you'd like to make a gift in memory of your loved one, learn more here.