March 29, 2012
The Timko family last year at North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Back row, from left, are David and Missi Timko with grandson Dominic DeSarno between them. Front row, from left, are their daughters and son-in-laws, Matt and Emily McGlon and Lauren and Nick DeSarno. (Not pictured, Lila DeSarno).
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Two battles with lymphoma.
David Timko became the executive director of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Washington, D.C., chapter in 1987 and, the following year, helped create the fund-raising Leukemia Ball. Little did he know then that he’d someday be one of the event’s patient heroes.