It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to a beautiful member of the Americana Indian Shows family. On September 10, 2015, Michelle Sands lost her 4 ½-year battle to cancer.
We will cherish the many memories we have of her and will miss her so much.
Her determined fight was an inspiration to those around her. That she could think of and give to others during those tough years is a lesson from which we can all learn about how we treat each other and how to better live our own lives.
Michelle was a genuine and loving person who took a special interest in everyone she met. When told last December that her cancer had returned, she went for a walk to clear her mind and when she didn’t return to the CTRC the medical staff became concerned and began searching for her; they found her comforting another patient who’d just received the same news. Unable to continue her job, she instead kept busy crocheting hats for patients undergoing chemotherapy at the Cancer Treatment and Research Center of San Antonio, TX. Michelle even continued traveling with AIS, helping as she could and inspiring us all with her positive attitude through it all. We were so blessed to have had her in our lives.
Rest in peace, Michelle. We love you and miss you.
Michelle requested that there be no flowers; instead contributions are welcome and may be made to:
Office of Development
MC 7835 UT Health Services Center
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
Please note on memo line: In Memory of Michelle Sands – Cancer Research
A memorial service will be held at the Community Bible Church in Bulverde, TX, and is open to all:
Saturday, Oct 24, 2015
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Community Bible Church Spring Branch/Bulverde
Spring Branch, TX 78070
We invite you to share your thoughts and memories of Michelle on her guestbook.