Mother Honors Son Lost to Brain Cancer

Nonprofit raises $200,000-plus for brain cancer research

Photo submitted by CINDY VILLARREAL

Nick’s brother, Marcus Gonzales (left), participates in the golf tournament fundraiser with friends each year.

When Cindy Villarreal’s 29-year-old son lost his battle to brain cancer in 2006, she knew she had two choices. She could wallow in grief or channel her emotions into something positive.

She chose the latter.

“It has helped me to heal knowing I’m doing something in his memory,” Villarreal said

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