Sarcoma Story:

Beverly Osterman


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Type of Sarcoma: Leiomyosarcoma
Diagnosis: 2004

Beverly Sue Osterman was a beautiful, strong, and incredibly caring woman. She was a wonderful daughter, sister, wife, mother, and grandmother as well as a dedicated friend to many people.

Bev had a natural talent to positively touch the lives of everyone who had the fortune to meet her.  Those of us lucky enough to have her as family or friend, she gave so much of herself and we will use the lessons she taught us for the rest of our lives.

In a note Bev wrote (November 29th, 2008):

“I have lived my life falling asleep each night thinking

about what I was going to get to do the next day.

There haven’t been very many days in my 60 years

I haven’t looked forward to.”

On May 7 2009, after five years battling Leiomyosarcoma, Bev passed away surrounded by family.

The Osterman family has established an RIS Named Fund. Her beloved husband Dean, a very supportive RIS volunteer, died in 2016 and the family added his name to the fund. To contribute, please select "Beverly and Dean Osterman Fund" from the drop-down menu on our secure donation page.