MARIO MERCADO

Obituary of MARIO RUIZ MERCADO

MARIOS GRANDSON LEXI         

THIS COMING NOVEMBER, I WILL BE RUNNING MY FOURTH NYC MARATHON WITH TEAM IBD KIDS, SECOND YEAR IN A ROW!

AND I AM TRAINING HARDER THAN EVER FOR THIS AMAZING TEAM. I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH CROHNS DISEASE AT AGE 13.

MOUNT SINAI IBD PEDIATRIC CENTER WAS THE SHINING LIGHT FOLLOWING MY DIAGNOSIS.

I REMEMBER HOW GENUINE DR. BENKOV WAS IN HIS CARE, AND HOW SINCERE HE WAS WITH ME WHEN I NEEDED IT THE MOST.

I AM BLESSED AND THRILLED TO SAY I HAVE BEEN IN REMISSION FOR A HANDFULL OF YEARS, AND I OWE IT TO THE CARE OF

DR. BENKOV AND HIS TEAM.

I COULDN'T IMAGINE BEING ANYWHERE ELSE.

RUNNING THIS MARATHON IS MY WAY OF SAYING THANKS YOU .THESE 26.2 MILES ARE A CELEBRATION TO OUR HEALTH.

I ASK THAT YOU GIVE WHAT YOU CAN TO THIS LIFE CHANGING FOUNDATION

CROHN'S DISEASE IS DEBILLATING, FRUSTRATING, AND DOWNRIGHT UNCOMFORTABLE.

EVERY LITTLE BIT COUNTS TOWARDS MAKING A DIFFERENCE.

THANK YOU

https://giving.mountsinai.org/site/TR/Diy/general?px=1033142&pg=personal&fr_id=1100

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Tuesday
3
September

VISITATION

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
MOORE FUNERAL HOME
54 WEST JAMAICA AVENUE
VALLEY STREAM, New York, United States
516-825-0036
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Tuesday
3
September

VISITATION

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
MOORE FUNERAL HOME
54 WEST JAMAICA AVENUE
VALLEY STREAM, New York, United States
516-825-0036
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Wednesday
4
September

FUNERAL MASS

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
HOLY NAME OF MARY R.C. CHURCH
55 EAST JAMAICA AVENUE
VALLEY STREAM, New York, United States
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