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May 15, 2018
Joette Blakesley, Easterseals' long time Chief Development Officer, is facing some difficult and uncertain health issues. In January, an MRI revealed tumors on Joette’ s brain. As a result of that scan, a biopsy was conducted which confirmed lymphoma.
Illinois Cancer Care is proceeding with a series of 5-7 sessions of chemo therapy sessions that will be separated by an interval of approximately two weeks. Her physician is optimistic, citing a 70% success rate in eradicating this type of lymphoma.
For now, Joette will be away from Easterseals and focused on her health. She s in good spirits and ready to get started working toward her return to good health. We will do our best to keep you up to date on Joette's journey through CaringBridge. Please keep Joette and her family in your prayers.
If you would like to send Joette your well wishes, you can do so through CaringBridge. If you prefer to send a card or letter by mail, please send to: Joette Blakesley, c/o Easterseals, 507 E. Armstrong Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603.