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In Tribute of Susan Dysarczyk

Created by Katie Vanderjagt

Susan Dysarczyk

Our mother Susan has recently lost an 8 year battle with Multiple Myeloma. Please help us to honor her while making a difference in myeloma research.

Susan was a very loving and generous wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Her sense of humor and warm smile made people instantly love her. Susan was an unconditional friend; once you became friends, you were friends for life. She was still great friends with girls she met in grade school. Susan put a lot of love into bargain shopping and was determined to find the most thoughtful gift for family and friends. Susan would often be found lounging in the sun and floating in a pool. Her favorite vacation spots were somewhere warm with a beach. Susan enjoyed hosting parties and would use her amazing baking skills to make delicious treats that everyone enjoyed. The treat most of her family and friends favored was her homemade toffee. She was the best Grandma and cherished the snuggles with her granddaughter, Lila.

The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF), along with its research and medical industry partners, has fueled more studies, initiated more trials, developed more treatments, introduced more medicines, and have had a far greater impact than any other organization on myeloma. While the MMRF has made enormous progress, they still have much to do and cannot continue to do great research without your support.

Please consider joining me to fight multiple myeloma. Together we can make a difference.

About the MMRF:
A pioneer in precision medicine, the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) seeks to find a cure for all multiple myeloma patients by relentlessly pursuing innovations that accelerate the development of precision treatments for cancer. Founded in 1998 by Kathy Giusti, a multiple myeloma patient, and her twin sister Karen Andrews as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the MMRF has created the business model around cancer—from data to analytics to the clinic. The MMRF identifies barriers and then finds the solutions to overcome them, bringing in the best partners and aligning incentives in the industry to drive better outcomes for patients. Since its inception, the organization has collected thousands of samples and tissues, opened nearly 100 trials, helped bring 11 FDA-approved therapies to market, and built CoMMpass, the single largest genomic dataset for any cancer. Today, the MMRF is building on its legacy in genomics and is expanding into immune-oncology, as the combination of these two fields will be critical to making precision medicine possible for all patients. The MMRF has raised nearly $500 million and directs nearly 90% of the total funds to research and related programs. To learn more, visit

Guest Book



1. TOC Family
A friendly smile, a warm embrace, a listening ear, and a caring heart are just a few of the things that we all miss seeing everyday at work. Sue was one of the greatest people you will ever meet. She was truly one of a kind and will be missed by so many people who knew her. We love you, Sue. You’ll always be in our hearts and thoughts. Love your TOC family.
2. Sharon Williams
3. Kathy Bogdziewicz
Happy Mothers Day in heaven have been the best Mom..not only to your girls but to nieces, nephews, siblings, girlfriends, co-workers and everyone you met along the way. Love and miss you everyday.
4. Renee Darrow
5. Sue Schulte
6. Doreen Mauch
7. Paula M Zydko Hoyas
8. Mike Steele
I came to meet Susan through an insurance claim with my company. Through out the claim process she and I shared many personal moments and became good friends. I'll never forget her desire to hear about others and her infectious smile. She was one of a kind and one of the most genuine people I've ever met. And, she made the best ginger snap cookies I've ever had! God bless, Susan. You will be missed and I am a better person for having met you.
9. Anonymous
10. Cindy Braboy
For Susan Dysarczyk
11. The Scott & Jan Pietras Charitable Gift Fund
12. Helene McOwen
What a privilege it was to be your friend!
13. Tammy Ferguson
Katie, you and your family continues to be in my prayers. 💕
14. Nicole Muir
15. Shannon McCartney
Katie I’m deeply sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Although I only met her once or twice at your house I will always remember her glowing smile. She will be watching over you and sweet baby girl!
16. Joni & Jeff Caplan
17. Anonymous
Missing my friend so much!! 💕💕
18. Kevin Springer
19. Mary Ellen
20. Michele And Jimmy
21. Dan And Brenda Gregg
22. Julie and Tony Knakal
In memory of a wonderful lady with much love from Julie and Tony
23. Anonymous

For a Tribute page created prior to January 2017, 
please contact Amy Crawford 652-0221. 
Thank you for your support.


For donations please mail to: 
P.O. Box 414238 
Boston, MA 02241-4238

MMRF Offices: 
383 Main Ave., 5th Floor 
Norwalk, CT 06851

The MMRF is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit. 
Tax ID:06-1504413 
Your contribution is tax deductible.