Local mom creates athletic scholarship at CSUSB fund before losing fight against breast cancer

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Daily Press — As a lifelong softball fan, the greatest gift Jeanne Williams could have received was the knowledge that she helped a rising player reach their goals.

Williams, a longtime Apple Valley resident and mother of Cal State San Bernardino softball player Cassandra Williams, recently lost her life to breast cancer after a four-year fight, but not before she created a scholarship fund for softball students at CSUSB. The Jeanne Williams and Family Fund was established last year by Jeanne and her husband, Douglas, to award a CSUSB softball player with a perpetual scholarship each year.

The article was published Aug. 30, 2016.

Read the complete article at “Local mom creates athletic scholarship fund before losing fight against breast cancer.”

The article was later published in the Herald Times on Oct, 1, 2016, as “Mom created scholarship fund before losing fight.

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