20140514 - Fighting Cancer (SN) - nwherald

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Sarah Nader- snader@shawmedia.com
Patty Azarela (center) of Crystal Lake talks with her children, Nicole Holmes and Daniel Freese about this Saturday's benefit for Azarela while posing for a portrait in Crystal Lake Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The Azarela family has raised $8,700 through an online campaign to help their mother, Patty, fight stage four cancer that has spread throughout her lymph nodes. The family is organizing a day-long benefit this Saturday at Parkside Pub in Huntley to help raise $50,000 for Azarela's medial and living expenses. The fundraiser will feature live music, auctions, raffles, games and food from 2 to 10 p.m.