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The Jacqui Magar Memorial Fund

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BENEFITING: City of Hope

Jacqui Magar

THE STORY:

CAUSE: Development of non-toxic T cell immune-based therapy for AML

THE JACQUI MAGAR MEMORIAL FUND

“My life is great!” wrote Jacqui on a note she had left on my desk which I appreciate every day in celebration of her wondrous and joyful life. Jacqui was born on May 26, 1955, in Norwalk, CT, and grew up to be a shining star in everyone’s life that she ever came into contact with. At 15, she moved to Los Angeles with her family, and then found her calling in a fashion retail career where she became a sought-after, gifted stylist in dressing women and making them “look fabulous.” I became the luckiest man alive the evening I met her in 1982 at a comedy club in Hollywood. I had never known such great true love and tender partner caring until this most amazing woman came into my life and shone her bright sun on my heart. I very wisely asked her to marry (in French) on a beautiful beach in Jamaica during a magical sunset, and she joyfully responded “Oui, oui, oui!”

How do you marry a princess? Well, I figured you’d have to duel for her hand...and as a visual filmmaker, I suggested we have a romantic Renaissance-themed wedding where she’d arrive by horse-drawn carriage and then get kidnapped by scoundrels in period costume. She loved the idea! The best day of my life was rescuing my princess by sword fight and making her my bride.  Thus began a most glorious and loving marriage that was better than any dream union could be. I can truly share that I happily lived thirty magical years of joyful daily bliss with Jacqui. Her loving family and friends will always remember her heart, her smile, and her beautiful magic. Jacqui passed away at City of Hope on Nov 3rd, 2012. As she knows, I will love and take care of her forever through eternity. Guy Magar

The Jacqui Magar Memorial Fund will target its resources to develop a revolutionary, non-toxic, immune-based therapy for AML at City of Hope

In celebration of her memory, as Jacqui truly loved living her life so fully, she’d be proud to sponsor a new non-toxic treatment to heal and extend the lives of AML (Acute Myeloid Leukemia) patients so they can cherish every moment of their own lives as Jacqui did her's. Jacqui’s oncologist, Dr. Stephen Forman, who heads Hematology at City of Hope, is spearheading a state-of-the-art project which will provide new hope for AML patients while avoiding the rigors and toxicity of present-day chemotherapies and transplants. This preclinical research project is for an immune-based therapy designed to genetically modify T cells taken from patients so when infused back into those same patients they can recognize and react strongly against leukemia cells, while sparing healthy stem cells. This is a great opportunity to advance the treatment of blood cancers, and we urge all of you in Jacqui’s name and through her memorial fund, to donate as generously as you can to target this most promising treatment for the future welfare and healing of our precious families, friends, and children of tomorrow. We are most grateful for your kind consideration and tax-deductible contribution to beat cancer, and specifically with this new therapy, AML.
 

Thank you from Jacqui’s heart to all who donate to her memorial fund.

If you would like to donate by mail, send to:
City of Hope
Jacqui Magar Memorial Fund
1500 E. Duarte Rd.
Duarte, CA  91010
Please make checks payable to City of Hope and list Jacqui Magar Memorial Fund in the memo line.

If you wish to pay by Visa or Master credit card, please click on DONATE button above.

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To This Fundraiser

$32,096

MONEY RAISED
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  • Guy Magar

    $10,000

  • Frances Caplan

    $150

  • Jacque Heebner

    $100

  • Linda & Marc

     

  • Travis Mendez

     

  • Lee Wasserman

    $100

  • Mark, Gaby, Brandon and Mia Borda

     

  • Fred Prouser

    $50

  • Cynthia Fritts Stillwell

     

  • Essi

    $200

  • Mercedes & John Mendel

     

  • blasi ciudad

    $100

  • The Brown and Savdie families

    $300

  • Gary Mehlman

     

  • Harry Zimmerman

     

  • Joseph Harman

     

  • Michele Magar

     

  • Suzy Magar

     

  • Marc Borenstein

    $108

  • Jonathan Sayres Rosenthal

    $200

  • The Backroom Club

     

  • Kristel lerman

    $175

  • David Cohen

     

  • Joe Alves/Jerri Lauridsen

    $200

  • Sobel Family

     

  • Nicole pascale

     

  • Joyce De Botton

    $500

  • Rabbi Jerry Cutler

     

  • Carlos & Monique Florez

    $50

  • Guy Magar

    $1,000

  • Karen & Gene Wenzel

    $25

  • Julie Dresner & Paul Maibaum

    $200

  • Ety and Kent Edlund

    $50

  • Tammy Brown-Lerman

    $50

  • Ezi and Nurith Haim

    $100

  • Eran & Rachel Haim

    $50

  • Dr. Richard Hill

    $50

  • Ruben & Cristina Preuss

     

  • Robert and Wendy Landes

    $250

  • Jerry Albus

    $200

  • Guy Magar

    $5,000

  • Steven Novak

     

  • Linda, Marc & Travis

     

  • Edward Flaherty

    $150

  • Jeffrey Kramer

    $100

  • Wendell & Susan Whitmore

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Tracy Klock

    $100

  • Anastasia Mann

    $300

  • Guy Magar

    $1,000

  • Robin Correll

     

  • Linda, Marc & Travis

     

  • Guy Magar

    $1,000

  • Wendy and Robert

    $200

  • Gayle Gaston

    $150

  • MICHAEL WESTON

    $25

  • Robin Correll

    $30

  • Linda, Marc & Travis Mendez

    $50

  • Dennis Stevens (Denny)

    $100

  • Cyn & Jim Peszynski

    $100

  • Guy Magar for Jacqui's Leukemia Fund Charity Event

    $1,292

  • Harry Zimmerman and Charlene Anderson

    $180

  • Nicole boutique on sunset

    $200

  • Guy Magar

    $1,000

  • Linda, Marc & Travis

     

  • Guy Magar

    $500

  • Linda, Marc & Travis

     

  • Dennis Stevens

    $50

  • Jack, Ava, Samantha & Noah

    $36

  • Lee Wasserman

    $100

  • Guy Magar

    $500

  • Valerie Pollard

    $50

  • Guy Magar

    $500

  • Linda, Marc & Travis

     

  • Philip Harari & Bobbi Rae Crawford

    $50

  • Gisele & Natalie Harari

    $100

  • Elliot Malki - Milan Italy

    $200

  • Guy Magar

    $500

  • Guy Magar

    $500

  • Guy Magar

    $500

  • stephen j. forman

     

  • Kristel & Nick Lerman

    $250

  • Guy Magar

    $500

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Donor Comments

Guy Magar

Guy Magar

DONATION: $500

“Happy Birthday” my sweet darling Jacqui on what has been a magical date for me since I met you...May 26th...the blessed day you were born and made this world (and eventually my world most especially for three glorious decades) a much sweeter, much kinder, more joyful magical world of great joie de vie for all who knew you. I miss you dearly every day Jacqui, and I love you now and always through eternity. 1 day ago

Kristel & Nick Lerman

Kristel & Nick Lerman

DONATION: $250

In loving honor for our beautiful incredible Aunt Jacqui, you are a shining star who will always light up our lives. We love you dearly forever from the very bottom of our hearts. We live better lives because you showed us how! You showed us true love, beauty, and happiness...we miss you so much every single day...we love you, love always, Nick & Kristel 7 months ago

stephen j. forman

stephen j. forman

7 months ago

Guy Magar

Guy Magar

DONATION: $500

“My darling Jacqui...your heart is as loving, your laughter is as infectious, your style is as elegant, and your smile is as brightly happy as it all was four year ago today. I miss you so much and so dearly every single day, and I hope and wish from the bottom of my heart that you somehow know it and feel it. As I had told you so many times, I will love you forever my sweet Jacqui!” 11/3/2016 7 months ago

Guy Magar

Guy Magar

DONATION: $500

“My love of my life...my greatest day was meeting you, my second greatest was when I proposed on a beach in Jamaica and you ecstatically said “Qui! Qui! Qui!”...my third was our magical Renaissance wedding where I dueled four scoundrels who tried to kidnap you when you arrived by horse and royal carriage...and I won your hand and made you my bride! And thus began to most glorious marriage I could have ever possibly dreamt of...thank you so very much for blessing me with your love and care and laughter and joy for three decades and Happy Anniversary my darling angel...June 24th, 2016. Qui Qui Qui I will always love you Jacqui!” 11 months ago

Guy Magar

Guy Magar

DONATION: $500

“My darling Jacqui...Happy Birthday my sweet love and remember I always used to say May 26th was a very special day when you were born and made our world a much better happier place for everyone who was lucky enough to meet you and share time with you on your life journey...me the luckiest of all!” 1 year ago

Elliot Malki - Milan Italy

Elliot Malki - Milan Italy

DONATION: $200

We deeply miss you, our dear Jacky. You had a so beautiful soul, enlightening everybody around you. May you rest in peace. With all our love. Elliot Malki - Milan- Italy. 1 year ago

Gisele & Natalie Harari

Gisele & Natalie Harari

DONATION: $100

To our beloved Jacqui who brightened every day wherever she went. 2 years ago

Philip Harari & Bobbi Rae Crawford

Philip Harari & Bobbi Rae Crawford

DONATION: $50

In jubilant memory of my dearest cousin Guys' jackpot soulmate and life partner Jacqui Magar. One doesn't see it often, but we witnessed a true epic love in my family and it's the one that our Jacqui has with our Guy. That love affair continues daily and we all are grateful to have had the angel cross paths with our journeys. 2 years ago

Linda, Marc & Travis

Linda, Marc & Travis

Dear Jacqui, cannot believe it has been three years. we think of you so often and truly miss you. we are keeping any eye on Guy! love, LM&T 2 years ago