Suzanne Wright, an Advocate for All

Healthcare  |  August 1, 2018

Civic Association Chairman Bob Wright and the Suzanne Wright Foundation released a new video about Suzanne, a wonderful advocate for many causes. We thought you would like to see it.

“Suzanne Wright was a leader, an advocate, a mother, and the inspiration behind CodePurple,” said Mr. Wright.
Learn more about her legacy at:

Suzanne Wright Foundation Video [2:51]

Mr. Wright established the Suzanne Wright Foundation in honor of his wife Suzanne, who died from pancreatic cancer in 2016. 91% of patients die from this disease- most within the first year of diagnosis.

CodePurple is a Suzanne Wright Foundation initiative to drive urgency and action in the fight against pancreatic cancer. The improvement in survival rates for breast, colon, prostate and other cancers demonstrates how the power of advocacy and focused funding can drive research and save lives.

Pancreatic cancer is an emergency that requires an innovative, focused approach. Bob Wright and the Suzanne Wright Foundation have proposed the federal initiative HARPA, a Health Advanced Research Projects Agency, to build life-saving capabilities for diseases that have not benefited from the current system.

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