Families Against Cancer & Toxics
Stop cancer before it starts
May 27, 2011
Floyd Sands, age 56, passed away May 29, 2009 after battling brain cancer.
Floyd Sands has been a powerful voice about the need for investigation into the Fallon childhood cancer cluster and response to the children's health crisis. Floyd was President of
Families In Search of Truth (FIST).
He was a founding member of the Cluster Advocates Coalition and the National Disease Clusters Alliance. He volunteered for Childhood Cancer Advocacy.
He is survived by two children; his daughter, Sierra Sands, Wichita, KS, his son, Jason Sands and his grandson, Ewan Sands, both of Kinglsey.
He was proceeded in death by his daughter, Stephanie Sands.
Stephanie Sands died of leukemia in 2001.
Floyd and Ewan. Stephanie's young son Ewan was being raised by Floyd until his illness earlier this year.
Today is Such a Sad Day
by Dee Lewis
National Disease Clusters Alliance
This page also contains Floyd's personal vision statement and resolve to end his silence and fight for children and communities.
Fallon cancer cluster activist dies of brain cancer
by Bryant Furlow
Epi Medical News & Expose
Floyd Sands' March Through Georgia
by Jill McElheney
Matt Warneke's Tribute to Floyd Sands
Floyd Sands and Matthew Warneke. Photo by Robert Farmer, taken at the
Cluster Advocates Conference in Sierra Vista, 2004.
Floyd at Cluster Advocate conference. Photo by Bob Farmer