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. She is receiving treatment for brain cancer which has spread to her spine. Mary first underwent treatment for medullablastoma from October 2013 to June 2014. She has endured several brain operations, multiple rounds of radiation to her brain and spine and various chemotherapies that have sapped her strength and made her sick. Pediatric cancer research is underfunded. Please consider donating to the Run of Hope (Team Ernie) which is sponsored by Seattle Children's Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Guild. Mary is currently a 9th grader at Garfield High School.