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In Her Memory


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Sandra Tree in Central Park

Tree in Central Park

The Berti family arranged the dedication of an American Elm tree in Central Park, NYC in Sandra's memory.

For more information about Sandra's tree and plaque, and for directions, click here.

Love Butterflies


This website encourages the making and giving of "Love Butterflies" to help lift spirits - inspired entirely by Sandra.


Chop Shop

Goodbye Solo

Director and Sandra friend, Ramin Bahrani, dedicated his award-winning film Goodbye Solo to Sandra.

Ramin explains Sandra's importance to the film in these two interviews: I and II

Got to Live it Up - 3

Got to Live it Up! - III

Friends and family headed to Las Vegas for a Grand Celebration of Sandra's 36th birthday.

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Music from Matthew Long

Songs for Sandra

Matthew Long composed the following three songs in honor of Sandra:

mp3 Weekend with Sandra
mp3 Very Sophisticated
mp3 Happy Birthday

Balloon Launch

Balloon Launch

Carole Hastings, a volunteer for the First Tee Triad Golf Program, along with six young golfers whom she mentors, together launched 34 balloons representing Sandra’s 34 years.  Carole and her students will continue to remember Sandra every year in May (next year 35 balloons!)


Race for the Cure

NC Triad Race for the Cure

In honor of Sandra's birthday, family and friends came together on May 2nd, 2009 to run the 10th Annual Komen NC Triad Race for the Cure

See the pics!


Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Running for a Reason

Megan Lynch dedicated her marathon run to Sandra and raised $4000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Read her beautiful story.


Denise Stecconi bikes for Cancer Cure

VA Beach 1/2 Marathon

On September 6, 2009, Hernan and Ali ran for Sandra with 20,000 others at the Rock & Roll Virginia Beach 1/2 Marathon.

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Denise Stecconi bikes for Cancer Cure

Biking for Cancer-Cure

Sandra's friend, Denise Stecconi, bicycles 70 miles to support The Lance Armstrong Foundation.

More from Denise


Bike Race

Bike Race

Friend, John Franklin raced for the Lance Armstrong Foundation in honor of Sandra



Walk for Cancer

In honor of Sandra, Robin McGrath took on a 3-Day, 60-mile walk in Boston to benefit the Komen Foundation. Visit her training blog and donations page.


Race for the Cure

Race for the Cure

A running team honoring Sandra participated at the 12th Annual Komen NC Triangle Race for the Cure in Raleigh - raising funds for Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Among the participants were Ali, Hernan, Ron & Fabi Unger, Fabi’s parents, Ramon, Gabriela, Santiago, and Diego Gutierrez, Leo Moretti, Robin McGrath, Ricky Ayers, Dan & Hanny Bowman.

It was a beautiful and incredible day. There were at least 23,700 participants and the Foundation is very close to the original goal of raising $2 million.


"Weekend with Sandra" team

Weekend with Sandra

On September 14th, 2008, Jennifer Hutz, Matt and a eclectic group of friends created a "Week-end with Sandra" team to run and walk the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure along with 25,000 other New Yorkers.

Team: Matt Long, Jennifer Hutz, Lauren Steel, Ed Keating, Carrie Boretz, Lindsay Smith, Tatitana, Susan, Tina Keys, Trish, Kate Harrison, Brian Trainor and Mario raised over a $1000. Jennifer plans to continue this tradition.


DJ Benevolence

Radio Show for Sandra

Luke Turner, of Free Radio Olympia, dedicated a 2+ hour radio show all to Sandra.

mp3 DJ Benevolence on Free Radio Olympia



Sandra's Clan Photos Videos Happy Ending In Her Memory