Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting. On March 20th Marlyne received the shocking news that she has lung cancer. Over the next 10 or so days we were to learn she has squamous cell lung cancer and it has spread to several places in her body. Stage IV. She has chosen City of Hope for treatment which began April 12th. She is strong and remains positive and is resolute to live her life as normally as possible as she beats this.