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Remembering Jeffrey Poehlmann

We are incredibly saddened to share that team member Jeffrey Poehlmann has passed away on October 21, 2018. Jeffrey had been living with stage IV lung cancer for the past 4 years. We are thinking of all of his loved ones, especially his wife and young daughter. Jeffrey will be remembered, and missed, by all who knew him.

A dedicated advocate

Jeffrey advocated for lung cancer in many ways, and shared so much of his journey with the community. Some of his writing can be found at the below links; a full list of his articles can be found here.

In addition to his work for and his active advocacy for lung cancer, more of his writing and creative work can be found at his blog, Just Bad For You.

Join us in remembering Jeffrey

We know that Jeffrey’s writing, advocacy efforts, and personality touched so many in the community. If you would like to share any memories or stories about Jeffrey, please visit our memory wall.

Jeffrey’s family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to his daughter’s college fund. A link to the donation page can be found here.


  • crbrister
    1 year ago

    I am truly saddened to hear of our loss of “Jeffrey”. The first time I felt hope for my husband’s Stage IV lung cancer diagnosis was when I read Jeffrey’s article in the Inquirer newspaper. The lung cancer community has lost a true fighting soldier. God bless and keep his family.

  • Emily Downward
    1 year ago

    I am so incredibly sad about Jeffrey’s death, and my heart aches for his family. His writing was so witty and moving. I learned so much from each article. He also took the time to be encouraging to others, sharing his positivity and making the world a better place. ❤️

  • MotherT
    1 year ago

    So very sorry to hear of Jeffrey’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. His articles were such an inspiration to me and others. He will be missed!

  • laurent16
    1 year ago

    So sad to hear about his passing. Thinking of his wife and daughter at this time of loss and hoping the happy and cherished memories of him get them through this time of loss and the years to come. <3 and prayers.

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