We are international

IMF Mourns Passing of Pat Killingsworth, Respected Patient Advocate

-- myeloma patient advocate and "Beacon" of light for the entire myeloma community


The team at the IMF remembers Pat Killingsworth as being a powerful and passionate patient advocate. Missy Klepetar, one of the IMF’s InfoLine coordinators noted that Pat had such a strong voice in the myeloma community – one that people respected. Paul Hewitt, IMF InfoLine coordinator also noted that Pat was a continuous source of information for patients and caregivers – a true “Beacon” of light for the entire myeloma community.

Susie Novis Durie, President of the IMF, upon hearing of his passing said, “This is sad day for all of us. Pat worked tirelessly and selflessly to make change happen – and he did.  He will be greatly missed.”

On behalf of everyone at the IMF, we offer our sincerest condolences to Pat’s wife, family, and friends.

 related articles